Traces the history of the toy industry in Nuremberg. The first wooden toys were made 600 years ago, today automated precision machines produce 70% of the toys. The favourites of the 17th century were lead soldiers and doll’s houses, now it is electric trains and vacuum cleaners.
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16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)