Guggenheim's wife, Marion and their children, Grace, Jonathan and Davis (l-r) with the arch near completion
Charles Guggenheim, Monument to the Dream (1967)
Academy Award Nominee for Best Documentary Short


Monument to the Dream

Stills from Charles Guggenheim's magnificent film on the construction of Eero Saarinen's Gateway Arch

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Charles Guggenheim's film Monument to the Dream captures the story of construction of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial Arch, which is still America's tallest national monument.

These stills from the making of the film - which was five years in production and challenged by unnerving heights - reveal an intimate portrait of one of this century's greatest civil engineering achievements.


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