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The Ascent of Man: The Grain in the Stone

Man splits a stone and reassembles the pieces to build a wall, a cathedral, a city. From the Greek temples of Paestum and the cathedrals of medieval France to modern Los Angeles, this film expresses man's faith and fancy as architect and builder.



Episode Info


Episode number: 1x3
Airdate: Saturday May 19th, 1973

Director: Mick Jackson
Writer: Jacob Bronowski


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Roy DotriceRoy Dotrice
voiced Voiceovers
Joss AcklandJoss Ackland
voiced Voiceovers
Jacob BronowskiJacob Bronowski
As Himself
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