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Kinemacolor projector on table type stand. 35mm projector for 2 colour successive frame projection. Beater intermittent, two continuous sprockets, rack and pinion focusing and framing. No lens. Spool boxes. Safety shutter operated by centrifugal mechanism. Two sector shutter behind lens, filter wheel ('modern' copy) with red and green filters. Lamphouse with carbon arc. Made by The Natural Kinematograph Co. Ltd., London, 1910. Brass plate incised 'No 66'.
Programme for a Kinemacolor show
A programme for a Kinemacolor show at the Théâtre Edouard VII in Paris, December 1913.
Advertisement for Kinemacolor
An advertisement for Kinemacolor by the Natural Color Kinematograph Company Limited, printed by the Dangerfield Printing Company in London, c. 1911. The advertisement boasts that Kinemacolor is 'The only system of Animated Pictures in the Actual Colors of Nature'.
Programme for the Kinemacolor Season at the Holborn Empire
A programme for the Kinemacolor Season at the Holborn Empire, London, April 1914. The programme advertises the Kinemacolor film 'The World the Flesh and the Devil'. This was the first showing of a full length feature film in colour. It was produced using Kinemacolor by Charles Urban (1867-1942). Also showing as part of the Kinemacolor Season at the Holborn Empire were films such as 'Floral Friends' and 'An Awkward Mix-up (A Screaming Farce)'.
Kinemacolor cine camera made by Moy and Bastie to Charles Urban's design
Kinemacolor camera built by Moy & Bastie in 1909 to specification of Charles Urban and G A Smith (crank handle and screws missing). Ross Xpress Patent lens 1:4.5, Serial No 85973.
Tripod for Kinemacolor camera
Tripod for Kinemacolor camera built by Moy & Bastie in 1909 to specification of Charles Urban and G A Smith.
Kinemacolor Camera No 141
Kinemacolor 35mm cine camera, Serial number 141, with Zeiss Tessar F/3.5 75mm lens, by Carl Zeiss of Jena, Serial No68294 and 48678. Urban-Smith Patents, GBP 148294. One internal 400 foot magazine and with red/green filter wheel inside camera. No crank. Kinematograph Co Ltd, Wardour Street, London.
"Kinemacolor" endless colour film
"Kinemacolor" endless colour film for replacing revolving colour filter (experimental)
No 1 Kinemacolor Camera
No 1 Kinemacolor camera, 1909, made by the Natural Color Kinematograph Company Limited, 89-91 Wardour Street, London. Fitted with a Dallmeyer super-six anastigmat f1.9, F=2". Urban Patent 8348.
Shutter For Kinemacolor Projector
Shutter for Kinemacolor projector on table type stand. (Safety shutter operated by centrifugal mechanism. Two sector shutter behind lens), Made by The Natural Kinematograph Co. Ltd., London
Kinemacolor 35mm Cine Projector Mechanism
Kinemacolor 35mm cine projector mechanism, with filter wheel. Wardour Street, London, UK
Colour filters for Kinemacolor mechanisms
Colour filters for Kinemacolor mechanisms (3), (with pair spare filters in case)
Two Models Demonstrating Urban-Smith 'Kinemacolor' System
Two models illustrating the principal of the Urban-Smith 'Kinemacolor' system of 1906.
"Kinemacolor" leader film showing markings for setting corr
"Kinemacolor" leader film showing markings for setting correctly in machine
Reserve film box case with four film boxes for "Kinemacolor"
Reserve film box case with four film boxes for "Kinemacolor" negative film (used at Delhi Durbar, 1910-11)
Stage setting at Scala Theatre for Kinemacolor Delhi Durbar series
Silver gelatin panoramic photograph showing the stage setting for the presentation of Charles Urban's Kinemacolor 'Delhi Durbar' series. The screenings ran for 15 months from 1911-1912 at the Scala Theatre in London. According to the hand-written caption on the right side of the image, the screen was displayed by sliding panels to both sides instead of using a curtain. Stamp for photographer 'White' on bottom right corner across both photographs.
Kinemacolor cine camera made by Moy and Bastie to Charles Urban's design
Kinemacolor camera built by Moy & Bastie in 1909 to specification of Charles Urban and G. A. Smith (crank handle and screws missing) including tripod (see stroke/part records)
Photograph Albums of Charles Urban Trading Co, Kinemacolor House and the Urban Bioscope in Manchuria etc
Photograph Albums of Charles Urban Trading Co, Kinemacolor House and the Urban Bioscope in Manchuria etc, 1895-1915. Part of Charles Urban Archive.
Film Programmes, Promotional Material and Souvenirs relating to Kinemacolor and Kinekrom films
Film Programmes, Promotional Material and Souvenirs relating to Kinemacolor and Kinekrom films, 1897-1930. Part of Charles Urban Archive.
Colour lithograph 'Kinemacolor', portrait caricature of Charles Urban by Leslie Ward, 1911
Pictorial Collection (Railway)
Colour lithograph. "Kinemacolor". Portrait caricature of Charles Urban by Spy (Leslie Ward). Signed by Charles Urban, September 1911. Printed by Henschel -Colourtype, London. 'Vanity Fair' Supplement. Dimensions: 13.3858 x 9.0551 in (340 x 230 mm).
Debrie 'Le Parvo' 35mm Cine Camera
Debrie Parvo cine camera modified for two colour process. Series 9, No 43. By J Debrie, Paris. For 35mm film in internal magazine. Krauss Zeiss Tessar lens, f/3.5 F:50mm, Serial No 84933. For Kinemacolor or similar process; red/orange and green filter wheel behind lens. Hand turned; optical frame finder; through-film focusing; footage and fps counters.
Moy and Bastie cinecamera
For 35mm in internal 300' magazines. Lens missing; added 1 rev per 2 frame; shaft added, perhaps for external rotating filter for Kinemacolor type process. Claw intermittent, two sprockets; through-film critical focusing. Hand turned, handle missing. Camera may have belonged to Mr Jeapes, Kinemacolor cameraman. No 396. M2993.
Warwick Trading Co Ltd, Hove Office
Rotogravure print showing Charles Urban's associate, George Albert Smith, at the Warwick Trading Co Ltd's premises in St. Ann's Well, Hove. Smith developed the Kinemacolor process.
Man's Head Advertisement for Delhi Durbar
Colour cut out advertisement for the Delhi Durbar film. 'Kinemacolor shows the Durbar exactly as if you had seen the actual event through this hole'. One of two.
Photograph album relating to Charles Urban Trading Company Ltd
Photograph Album featuring interior and exterior views of The Warwick Trading Company Ltd, Charles Urban Trading Company Ltd, The Urban Institute, The Kineto Company of America, Inc, Kinemacolor House, London, and the Theatre Edouard VII, Paris, House of Kinemacolor, [57p 100 illustrations] 1 booklet The Home of Kinematography/London: Charles Urban Trading Company Ltd. 28p illus.
token, papier mache? coloured to resemble bronze;
Coins, Medals & Tokens
token, papier mache? coloured to resemble bronze; 40mm diameter. Obverse, Kinemacolor, 19 rue le Peletier, Paris, 100 Francs, 1908. Reverse, statue [of France] and monogram CF. Urban-Smith system introduced 1906?
1867 - 1942
1867-1942, cinematographer; film producer, active England from about 1915, American
Extracts of Appreciation of the Press on Britain Prepared
Brochure entitled 'Extracts of Appreciation of the Press on Britain Prepared', 1915. 'A Grand Kinematograph Revue of the Activities of His Majesty's Naval and Military Forces proudced at the Empire Theatre (Leicester Square), London, Dec 29th, 1915. Under the Patronage of Their Majesties King George V and Queen Mary. Photographed by Messrs Vickers, Kinemacolor, Jury, Gaumont and Kineto, by permission of H M Admiralty, War Office and Ministry of Munitions, under the direction of Charles Urban. Including the address of the Right Hon Arthur J Balfour (First Lord of the Admiralty).'