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3.7
76 Ratings

Mechanical Principles

Directed by Ralph Steiner
United States, 1930
Short, Documentary, Silent

Synopsis

Close up we see pistons move up and down or side to side. Pendulums sway, the small parts of machinery move. Gears drive larger wheels. Gears within gears spin. These human-made mechanical bits seem benign and reassuring.

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Mechanical Principles Directed by Ralph Steiner