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142 Ratings



Directed by Bert Haanstra
Netherlands, 1958
Short, Documentary


This short ‘free’ film, shot in the glass factories of Leerdam and Schiedam, demonstrates how glass blowers do their work.

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Glass Directed by Bert Haanstra

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1958 | 2 wins including: Silver Bear Extraordinary Jury Prize (Short Film)

Academy Awards

1960 | Winner: Best Documentary, Short Subjects

BAFTA Awards

1959 | Winner: Best Documentary Film

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