The Kid Should See This

Glas, Bert Haanstra‘s Oscar winning documentary short film (1959)

A jazzy score, handmade craftsmanship, factories, machines, the 1950s, and glass; director Bert Haanstra‘s 1959 Oscar winning documentary short, Glasis the perfect combination of so many fascinating subjects. Watch artisans at Royal Leerdam Glass Factory back-to-back with machines used in automated bottle making. 

Bonus: The NetherlandsNow we know that “He, kijk uit!” means “Hey, watch out!”.

Previously: state-of-the-art glass factory in Vietnammaking a glass fish replica, and an Italian glass blower sculpts a horse (in less than 90 seconds).

via Kottke.

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