Well this is a new first for the Manville blog. I just recieved this 1946 Johns Manville video from Tom Kopsko, who got it from Larry Straice. It was filmed by Victor Bettinardi… this is an interesting real time look at Manville in the early days. I’m excited to have this up! Thanks again Tom!
Here is some background on the origin of this film, as told by Ed Bettinardi
“These were taken by my Uncle, Victor Bettinardi who was visiting from Oakland California. He had, at the time, the latest “motion picture camera”, and this is but a small portion of the films he took, but the only one of JM. At that time, my Dad, Robert Bettinardi worked in A1 building, which was where JM research was based. I had posted this video to a local Denver Group more than a year ago. I don’t know how it spread around, but I’m glad to see that it has”