A look at some of the last stone carvers working in the United States, those completing the sculptures adorning the Washington National Cathedral. They discuss their craft and the cultural forces which helped define it, as well as the fading use of stone ornamentation in architecture and the history of stone carving, and they tour the cathedral to point out the history behind some of the work. Written by
Did You Know?
After this film won the Academy Award, the stone carvers sculpted one of the final angels for the towers of Washington National Cathedral to make it look like producer Marjorie Hunt
; the angel is holding the Oscar. See more