Glassmaking [videorecording] : a craft with tradition / Centralfilm A.S. ; director, Kjell Austad.

Glassmaking [videorecording] : a craft with tradition / Centralfilm A.S. ; director, Kjell Austad.

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Stockholm : Centralfilm A.S., [n .d., 1950-69?]
1 film reel (16 min.) : sd., col. ; 16 mm.
1 videodisc (16 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Other Authors: 
Austad, Kjell.
Centralfilm A.S.
Hadeland glassverk.
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Audio/Video Collection
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Glassmaking: a craft with tradition
Holdings Note: 
DVD Digitized Preservation Copy
Variant Title: 
Craft with tradition
Also known as: Glassmaking in Norway
Craft with tradition
Title from title frame.
At head of title: "Hadeland Glassworks of Norway presents".
Script, Knut Andersen, Kjell Austad ; camera, Mattis Mathiesen.
This film documents the history of glassmaking in Norway, focusing on Hadeland glassverk. In 1739, King Christian VI of Denmark and Norway, granted permission to exploit Norway's natural resources, stiplulating they be used exclusively to support the establishment of glass houses. The natural resources in Norway contributed to a successful manufacturing business for Hadelands, which began production in 1765, and remains the oldest running glass house in Norway. The film includes comprehensive coverage of the glass techniques used throughout the years at Hadelands.
Film reel.