Kodak Brownie Turret movie camera

Made:
1955 in London
maker:
Kodak Limited

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Kodak Brownie Turret f/1.9 8mm Movie Camera
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
Science Museum Group Collection

For doublerun 8mm film, 25' reels; Kodak Cine Ektanon lens F:13mm f/1.9, with converters for telephoto and wide angle. Clockwork drive; folding optical frame finder, parallax compensated. H 10207.

Kodak Brownie Turret f/1.9 8mm Movie Camera, made by Kodak Limited in England in 1955.

This is a cine camera for double run 8mm film with 25 feet load. It has three lenses on a rotating turret; a 13mm, a 24mm and a 9mm wide angle lens. Double run 8mm film is run through the camera twice, the first time exposing half of one side of the film, the second time half of the other side. The film is then cut and spliced together to create one length of film of 50 feet.

Details

Category:
Cinematography
Object Number:
1990-5036/8151
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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