Who inherited the Bakelite fortune?
The film, spanning 1946 to 1972, unfolds in six increasingly sordid acts, drawing us ever deeper into a world of superficial elegance, debauchery and shattering violence. Brooks Baekeland (Stephen Dillane) inherited the fortune his grandfather amassed with Bakelite plastics.
What happened Brooks Baekeland?
British authorities opted to treat Baekeland as a head case. He spent more than seven years undergoing various therapies at Broadmoor, England’s high-security psychiatric hospital. Baekeland was released on July 21, 1980, after lobbying by influential friends and kin.
Did Leo Baekeland have children?
Leo and Celine Baekeland had three children: George, Nina and Jenny (1890-1895). He left Anthony and Company in 1891 to be a consulting chemist.