Discover the know-how of glass blowers through the 1958 short movie of Bert Haanstra. Glass from the Tip Top lamp, the Apollo lamp and the Toy vase are blown using this century-old technique.
Glass is a non-verbal documentary. The first part shows traditional glassblowing techniques used to create ornamental objets set against jazz music, while the second part features the mechanized world of industrial glass production.
Watch above the 1959 Oscar-winning documentary Glass of Bert Haanstra.