Glass bread (1930-1939)

Footage №66937, 1 part, black-white
Availability:Film hasn't been digitized
Director:Guba L. Guba L.
Camera operators:Tuzar Yaroslav

Reel №1

A documentary about the production of glass in Czechoslovakia.

Czech masters have long been famous for the production of artistic glass products.

Back in the 17th century, the work of Czech glassblowers were known far outside the country, glassblowers craft handed down, trade secrets kept in strict confidence.

The process of making the finest glass components for the manufacture of glass.

Glassmakers for factory work, the master makes a vessel, other cuts machined patterns on the glass.

Glass in the service of chemistry: ampoules, vials, bottles and other glassware.

The use of glass in medicine, aeronautics, astronomy.

The lenses for microscopes, photographic equipment, magnifying glasses, lenses for glasses.

Manufacture of glass bulbs, various lampshades, crockery.

Illuminated signs in the city of neon tubes.

Night bar, where everything - tables, utensils, musical instruments - made of glass.

Glass is all around us: a bottle of medicine, thermometers, bottles of wine or milk, bottles of perfume, mirrors.

Woman trying on glass beads.

Handbag with glass inserts, brooches made of glass in the form of a flower bow.

Stained glass in the windows of churches and public buildings.

Master craftsman at home blows glass Christmas tree ornaments, painted decorations hang on the Christmas tree.

Decorative articles made of Czech glass, vases, goblets are in great demand all over the world

Key words

Czechoslovakia, manufacture, glass, glass blowers, crafts factory

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