Brooklyn Bridge


60m 2000

Brief Synopsis

Documentary about the Brooklyn Bridge, the brainchild of German immigrant John Roebling who was convinced that steel cables could hold up a huge suspension bridge. Working on the bridge took Roebling's life and nearly cost the life of his son, Washington. However, fighting corrupt politicians, illne

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Also Known As
On the Inside (03/08/00)
Release Date
2000

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

Synopsis

Documentary about the Brooklyn Bridge, the brainchild of German immigrant John Roebling who was convinced that steel cables could hold up a huge suspension bridge. Working on the bridge took Roebling's life and nearly cost the life of his son, Washington. However, fighting corrupt politicians, illness and treachery, Washington Roebling carried his father's torch and completed the bridge in 1883. The program also explores the mysterious disease that affected hundreds of men laying the foundation for the bridges towers.

Film Details

Also Known As
On the Inside (03/08/00)
Release Date
2000

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

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