The Info List - Magic Machines

The Magic Machines is a 1969 American short documentary film directed by Bob Curtis about kinetic artist Robert Gilbert [1]. It won an Academy Award
Academy Award
at the 42nd Academy Awards
42nd Academy Awards
in 1970 for Best Short Subject and was nominated for Best Documentary Short.[2]


1 Cast 2 See also 3 References 4 External links


Robert Gilbert

See also[edit]

List of American films of 1969


^ http://www.robert-d-gilbert.com/biography.php ^ "New York Times: The Magic Machines". NY Times. Retrieved May 23, 2008. 

External links[edit]

The Magic Machines on IMDb

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Academy Award
Academy Award
for Best Live Action Short Film

Short subject 1931–1935


The Music Box
The Music Box
(1932) So This Is Harris!
So This Is Harris!
(1933) La Cucaracha (1934) How to Sleep
How to Sleep


Wrestling Swordfish (1932) Krakatoa (1933) City of Wax (1934) Wings Over Everest (1935)

Short subject 1936–1956


Give Me Liberty (1936) Penny Wisdom
Penny Wisdom


Bored of Education
Bored of Education
(1936) The Private Life of the Gannets (1937) That Mothers Might Live (1938) Busy Little Bears (1939) Quicker'n a Wink (1940) Of Pups and Puzzles (1941) Speaking of Animals and Their Families (1942) Amphibious Fighters (1943) Who's Who in Animal Land (1944) Stairway to Light (1945) Facing Your Danger
Facing Your Danger
(1946) Goodbye, Miss Turlock (1947) Symphony of a City
Symphony of a City
(1948) Aquatic House Party (1949) Grandad of Races (1950) World of Kids (1951) Light in the Window (1952) Overture to The Merry Wives of Windsor (1953) This Mechanical Age (1954) Survival City (1955) Crashing the Water Barrier (1956)


The Public Pays (1936) Torture Money (1937) Declaration of Independence (1938) Sons of Liberty (1939) Teddy, the Rough Rider
Teddy, the Rough Rider
(1940) Main Street on the March! (1941) Beyond the Line of Duty
Beyond the Line of Duty
(1942) Heavenly Music (1943) I Won't Play (1944) Star in the Night (1945) A Boy and His Dog (1946) Climbing the Matterhorn (1947) Seal Island (1948) Van Gogh (1949) In Beaver Valley (1950) Nature's Half Acre (1951) Water Birds
Water Birds
(1952) Bear Country (1953) A Time Out of War
A Time Out of War
(1954) The Face of Lincoln (1955) The Bespoke Overcoat
The Bespoke Overcoat

Short subject (live action) 1957–1973

The Wetback Hound (1957) Grand Canyon (1958) The Golden Fish (1959) Day of the Painter
Day of the Painter
(1960) Seawards the Great Ships (1961) Heureux Anniversaire (1962) An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge (1963) Casals Conducts: 1964 (1964) The Chicken (1965) Wild Wings (1966) A Place to Stand (1967) Robert Kennedy Remembered (1968) The Magic Machines (1969) The Resurrection of Broncho Billy (1970) Sentinels of Silence (1971) Norman Rockwell's World... An American Dream (1972) The Bolero (1973)

Short film (live action) 1974–present

One-Eyed Men Are Kings (1974) Angel and Big Joe (1975) In the Region of Ice (1976) I'll Find a Way (1977) Teenage Father
Teenage Father
(1978) Board and Care (1979) The Dollar Bottom (1980) Violet (1981) A Shocking Accident (1982) Boys and Girls (1983) Up (1984) Molly's Pilgrim (1985) Precious Images (1986) Ray's Male Heterosexual Dance Hall (1987) The Appointments of Dennis Jennings (1988) Work Experience (1989) The Lunch Date (1990) Session Man (1991) Omnibus (1992) Schwarzfahrer (1993) Franz Kafka's It's a Wonderful Life / Trevor (1994) Lieberman in Love (1995) Dear Diary (1996) Visas and Virtue
Visas and Virtue
(1997) Election Night (1998) My Mother Dreams the Satan's Disciples in New York (1999) Quiero ser (I want to be...) (2000) The Accountant (2001) This Charming Man (2002) Two Soldiers (2003) Wasp (2004) Six Shooter (2005) West Bank Story
West Bank Story
(2006) Le Mozart des Pickpockets (2007) Toyland (2008) The New Tenants (2009) God of Love (2010) The Shore (2011) Curfew (2012) Helium (2013) The Phone Call (2014) Stutterer (2015) Sing (2016) The Silent Child (2017)

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