SETTING UP THE BOLEX S-221 PROJECTOR

A demonstration of how to set up a Bolex S-221 film projector, including threading the film and checking sound levels. (clip)

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Subjects:

  • Leisure and recreation
  • Science and technology

Genres:

  • Instructional

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: SETTING UP THE BOLEX S-221 PROJECTOR

Reference number: 1289

Date: 1961*

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 8.35 mins

Description: Film demonstrates how to set up the Bolex S-221 projector.

Shotlist: Title [Printed in reverse] (0.15); Sequence of operations. Man takes off the projector cover; c/u interior parts of projector; man extends the spool arms; cleans the lens; he threads the film onto the projector (1.51) c/u operator checks heads; c/u adjusting volume controls (2.09); Check lens and lamp. Check film is tight on second head. Check film correctly wound (2.19); The End (2.50) Sections of cuts including shots of the crew at work during the shooting of this film; faulty projection, showing a 'rolling' image (8.35).