CARE OF FILM

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Subjects:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Media, communication and the creative industries

Genres:

  • Educational
  • Instructional

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: CARE OF FILM

Reference number: 4000

Date: 1954*

Sponsor: [ Industrial Panel of the Scottish Film Council]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 6.23 mins

Description: Set in the former Scottish Central Film Library, this film demonstrates how to look after film, showing initial inspection, repair, cleaning work and how to lace up and operate a 16mm film projector safely and correctly.

CARE OF FILM, Industrial Panel Film Making Course written on leader.

See also ref. 3995

Shotlist: ints Scottish Central Film Library, l/s of man sitting at desk through blackened outline of doorway, inspecting boxes of film on reel to reel machine (0.20) c/u bent reel, man uses pliers to pull the edges outwards to allow it to be reeled; man inspects film while reeling it over a cleaning cloth (1.14) c/u as man repairs film, splicing together damaged join with film cement (1.50) c/u damaged pieces of film (2.08) man continues inspecting film, throwing old reel into box when finished (2.20) man attaches new leader to film, cleans and boxes it, l/s of man sitting at desk through blackened outline of doorway, door closes (3.05) salesman delivers projection equipment and hands instructions to secretary (3.19) c/u of instructions pamphlet for Ampro-Stylist MAJOR MK2 16mm SOUND PROJECTOR (3.34) demonstration of how to clean, lace up film correctly and operate a 16mm film projector (6.23)