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Alfred Machin (1877–1929)

Alfred Machin started his film work as camera man for Pathe at the beginning of 20 Century. During 1907 and 1909 he was in Africa, shooting documentary shorts. In 1910 he worked at the Pathe studio in Nizza, in 1911 he was one of the founding directors of the Pathe-filiale in Amsterdam, in 1913 he was the same in Brussel. In 1913/14 he made the ... See full bio »

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 1929/I Black and White
 1928 De la jungle à l'écran (Documentary short)
 1928 L'exposition philatélique internationale (Documentary short)
 1928 Le carnaval de Nice (Documentary short)
 1927 Fakirs, fumistes et compagnie (Documentary short)
 1921 Pervenche
 1920 On attend Polochon (Short)
 1920 Une nuit agitée (Short)
 1916 L'obusier français de 370 (Documentary short)
 1916 Dressage de chiens sentinelles (Documentary short)
 1916 Le service de santé aux armées (Documentary short)
 1915 Après la retraite des barbares (Documentary short)
 1915 Avec nos soldats dans les forêts d'Argonne (Documentary short)
 1915 Comment on nourrit nos troupes au front (Documentary short)
 1915 Goumiers algériens en Belgique (Documentary short)
 1915 Le drapeau des chasseurs en Artois (Documentary short)
 1915 Notre cavalerie d'Afrique au front (Documentary short)
 1915 Zouaves d'Afrique dans les Flandres belges (Documentary short)
 1915 Les éclaireurs de l'air (Documentary short)
 1915 Autos-canons sur le front de bataille (Documentary short)
 1915 L'artillerie française sur le front (Documentary short)
 1915 Les grenadiers (Documentary short)
 1915 Nos soldats à l'embouchure de l'Yser (Documentary short)
 1915 L'oeuvre de la kultur (Documentary short)
 1914 Je vais me faire raser (Short)
 1914 War Is Hell
 1914 Loyalty
 1913 L'hallali
 1913 La goutte de sang (Short)
 1913 La ronde infernale (Short)
 1913 La vie cosmopolite au Caire (Documentary short)
 1913 Les bords de la Semois (Ardennes belges) (Short documentary)
 1913/II Les frères ennemis (Short)
 1913 Les vieilles rues arabes du Caire (Documentary short)
 1913 The Black Diamond (Short)
 1913 La chasse aux singes (Documentary short)
 1913 Un épisode de Waterloo (Short)
 1913 Jack le petit dompteur (Short)
 1913 Rastus Loses His Elephant (Short)
 1912 Le Caire et ses environs (Documentary short)
 1912 Les chasseurs d'ivoire (Documentary short)
 1912 Le secret de l'acier (Short)
 1912 Babylas va se marier (Short)
 1912 La grotte des supplices (Short)
 1912 Le calvaire du mousse (Short)
 1912 L'or qui brûle (Short)
 1912 L'âme des moulins (Short)
 1912 La fleur sanglante (Short)
 1912 De Strijd der Geuzen (Short)
 1912 Hunting Marabout in Abyssinia (Documentary short)
 1911 La cherté des vivres (Short)
 1911 Le cinéma en Afrique (Short)
 1911 Le dévouement d'un gosse (Short)
 1911 Parfum troublant (Short)
 1911 Soyez donc charitables (Short)
 1911 Mrs. Pussy Loves Animals (Short)
 1911 African Birds and Their Enemies (Documentary short)
 1911 Yann, the Troubadour (Short)
 1911 Het Vervloekte Geld (Short)
 1911 Babylas explorateur (Short)
 1911 Elephant Hunting in Victoria Nyanza (Documentary short)
 1911 Fouinard est joyeux (Short)
 1910 En Afrique Centrale, Fachoda (Documentary short)
 1910 La catastrophe ferroviaire de Saujon (Documentary short)
 1910 La chasse à la girafe en Ouganda (Documentary short)
 1910 Moeurs et coutumes des Chillouks (Documentary short)
 1910 Un vol en aéroplane (Short)
 1910 The Chillouks (Documentary short)
 1910 Dutch Kids (Documentary short)
 1910 En Hollande, le port de Volendam (Documentary short)
 1910 L'aéroplane de Fouinard (Short) (attributed to)
 1909 Coiffures et types de Hollande (Documentary short)
 1909 Une journée à l'Île de Marken (Documentary short)
 1909 The Mill (Short)
 1909 Hunting the Panther (Documentary short)
 1908 Hippopotamus Hunting on the Nile (Documentary short)
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3 children: Freddy Machin (1913-1974), Ginette Machin (1918-1951), Claude Machin (1921-1978).

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