Cine-Kodak Special II Camera

Made:
1933-1934 in New Jersey
maker:
Kodak

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Cine-Kodak Special camera 16mm, 1934
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
Science Museum Group Collection

Cine-Kodak Special II camera. Cinecamera for 16mm film, 100' load. Turret with two lenses; Kodak Anastigmat F:25mm f/1.9 and Kodak Anastigmat F:2 1/2 inches, f/2.7; on 2-point bayonet mounts; folding optical frame finder, critical refelx focuser behind lens; clockwork drive 8-64 fps, single frame. Adjustable shutter - totally closing. Backwind, single frame shaft, hand turning option; interchangeable film magazine. Frame and footage counters. Control panel cover replaced by one form CK Special II.

Cine-Kodak Special 16mm camera, made in the United States, 1933.

The Cine-Kodak special was launched in 1933 aimed at advanced amateur and semi-professional filmmakers. It has a fully adjustable shutter, allowing fades, and a back wind which could be used to overlap scenes. This precision 16mm cine camera was Kodak's attempt to provide 35mm technique with 16mm running costs. The camera has a clockwork drive with a speed range of 8 to 64 frames per second.

Details

Category:
Cinematography
Object Number:
1990-5036/7239
Materials:
glass, leather, leatherette, white metal (unknown)
Measurements:
overall (view finder deployed): 152 mm x 80 mm x 308 mm,
type:
cine camera
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (function)
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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