MAGNIFICENT NEW BELL & HOWELL FILMOSOUND, the

The new features of the Filmosound projector are highlighted in this promotional film. (clip)

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Subjects:

  • Leisure and recreation
  • Science and technology

Genres:

  • Promotional

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: MAGNIFICENT NEW BELL & HOWELL FILMOSOUND, the

Reference number: 3167

Date: 1958*

Production company: Rank Organisation Cine & Photographic Division

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 7.03 mins

Description: Promotional film for the Bell & Howell Filmosound projector.

Shotlist: ocs. (0.17) c/u Bell & Howell 16mm projector; "straight line optical system;" (1.02) Projectors fitted with Mains Voltage Lamps, intertitles give detailed information about lumen output using Filmosound Models 636 and 642, and again when using "accessory" transformer with 110V or 115V lamps (1.35) lens mount; automatic loop former; mono speaker (2.14) c/u wiring inside projector; bass and treble amplifier controls; input and output sockets for sound (2.57) c/u interior of projector; v/o emphasises "easy servicing"; c/u nylon gears; induction motor'; "double action fan unit" (4.02) external controls (4.28) demonstration of use of "animation control button", to freeze frames (4.50) projection lamp replacement; condenser lens removal; demonstration of rewinding film (5.46) Filmosound in action, v/o recaps new features; The End. (7.03)