Man of glass

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Date
1954
Summary
Teaching Film Custodians release of a "Cavalcade of America" television series episode, "Man of Glass" (season 2, episode 16), which originally aired January 26th, 1954 on ABC-TV.  Traces the history of German-born immigrant Henry William Stiegel from his immigration to Pennsylvania, rising from an industrious worker in an iron foundry, to success as the head of a large glass factory.  Describes Stiegel's realization, following his financial ruin, that material success did not make him superior to other men, but that his greatness lay in the beauty of the glassware which he created. 
Publishers
Teaching Film Custodians; Indiana University Audio-Visual Center
Genres
Educational; Historical
Subject
Stiegel, Henry William, 1729-1785.
Collection
Teaching Film Custodians
Unit
Indiana University Libraries
Language
English
Physical Description
4 Films (0:54:28); 16mm, 35mm}
Other Identifiers
IULMIA Film Database: 40000003235423; Other: GR00410461; MDPI Barcode: 40000003235423

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