Magic Molecule

Magic Molecule


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This short documentary introduces us to the colorful and versatile world of plastics. Transmuted from coal, oil or wood, synthetic substances can make thousands of new products, from silk threads to furniture.

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Magic Molecule , Hugh O'Connor & Christopher Chapman, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Hugh O'Connor
    Christopher Chapman
  • producer
    Nicholas Balla
  • script
    William Weintraub
  • photography
    Christopher Chapman
  • editing
    George Kaczender
  • re-recording
    Ron Alexander
  • music
    Maurice Blackburn

  • phenomenal_cat

    Very hip. Lots of fun, a snappy survey of the miracle of plastics in the early '60s.

    phenomenal_cat, 24 May 2020
  • RussP

    Such a simpler time And don't forget those fluorocarbons. How could we? A total delight, a trip back to my early days.

    RussP, 3 Feb 2011

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