A sad item showing the wreckage of the monastery in Chartreuse destroyed by a landslide. The monastery was famous for making liqueurs. France.
Item title reads - Chartreuse Landslide - famous monastery destroyed.
L/S of the wrecked monastery which was famous for making Chartreuse liqueur. Various shots of the timber on the floor and sections of wall and roof missing. We see various old pictures of the monastery in its former glory. M/S of the monastery in its ruined state. M/S of ruined church, the figure of Jesus Christ is still intact on the top. M/S of the wreckage with cracked walls and large sections missing. It is surrounded by timber and debris. M/S of men digging to clear the wreckage which has blocked the river, it is threatening to flood the town of Saint Laurent. M/S of sandbags piled up to stop it. Various shots of the wrecked monastery again.