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#1 Matthew Buick

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Posted 28 May 2007 - 07:51 AM

Hello :)

Was there ever a Super 8 Panflex made?

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#2 Don Brown

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Posted 28 May 2007 - 08:37 AM

Hello :)

Was there ever a Super 8 Panflex made?

Thanks.


Hi Matthew
No Panavision did not make any 8mm they did make a 16mm version called the Elaine
Panavision never sold cameras they only rented them out


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Posted 28 May 2007 - 10:16 AM

Hello :)

Was there ever a Super 8 Panflex made?

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Hi again
The only S8 that looks like a Panaflex was the Bolex 150 series



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#4 Kenny N Suleimanagich

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Posted 28 May 2007 - 03:19 PM

And really the only reason why they made the Elaine was to capitalize off of students who wanted to use them. It's a good substute for a CP-16 or Arri 16BL for film students. After all they only made 6 Elaines and of those 1 remains stolen.
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#5 Matthew Buick

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Posted 28 May 2007 - 05:41 PM

Shame. Would have been a nice camera to go hunting for. :(
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#6 Brad Grimmett

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Posted 29 May 2007 - 04:09 AM

After all they only made 6 Elaines and of those 1 remains stolen.

Where did you hear this? I don't really have any information to the contrary, but these cameras do get used quite a bit. If they only have 5 that leaves them very little wiggle room if a few are out at one time and they have a problem with one. It just doesn't sound right to me....
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#7 Alessandro Machi

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Posted 02 June 2007 - 11:46 PM

And really the only reason why they made the Elaine was to capitalize off of students who wanted to use them. It's a good substute for a CP-16 or Arri 16BL for film students. After all they only made 6 Elaines and of those 1 remains stolen.


I've heard of that camera. Have they become that well known with only 6 having ever been made?
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