Episode of Series “World cultures and youth”.
The town of Chatres near Paris, with its famous cathedral, is the home of sixteen year old Valerie Foucault, an apprentice in the craft of stained glass. As well as showing Valerie learning some of the techniques of this ancient craft, and creating her first stained glass window, the film provides background information on aspects of French history and civilization.
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Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Stained glass industry
Crafts & Visual Arts → Arts and crafts movement
Crafts & Visual Arts → Chatres - Cathedrale de Chatres
Crafts & Visual Arts → Glass painting and staining
Documentary → Documentary films - Canada
History → Chatres - Cathedrale de Chatres
16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)
16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)