- 18 February 2012 | Surf Movies
"The Fantastic Plastic Machine" was a 1969 major motion picture for Twentieth Century Fox and produced by Eric Blum. The story revolves around the new shortboard business in Australia and contests between the Australians and the Americans.
The 1969 documentary film follows a group of California surfers as they journey to an Australian surfing competition. The film is narrated by Jay North. It was directed by Eric and Lowell Blum and was filmed in California, Hawaii, Australia, New Zealand, and Fiji.