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Monument to the Dream

United States, 1967
Documentary, Short


The film traces the adventures of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial Arch’s evolution, from the early concepts on the drawing board to the fabrication of its stainless steel sections, and the triumphant placement, in a race against the sun, of its final section in the fall of 1965.

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Monument to the Dream Directed by Charles Guggenheim, L.T. Iglehart

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1968 | Nominee: Best Documentary, Short Subjects

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