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#1 Elliot Loewenstein

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Posted 02 April 2008 - 12:03 PM

Does anyone know where to purchase film for a 1930's CineKodak 16mm camera? The one I have looks like the one pictured in the link below...

http://www.cinekodak...nekodakMag1.jpg

Sorry to take up space here for an issue that is more than likely pertinent to no one other than myself.

Thanks.
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#2 John Holland

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Posted 02 April 2008 - 12:08 PM

I think it takes 100ft daylight spools ? If so should still be just about to be able to get current stocks for it , bit of a guess here i am afraid.
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#3 Elliot Loewenstein

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Posted 02 April 2008 - 12:21 PM

Actually, it takes special, metal cartridges that are rectangular in shape (like the body of the camera) with said encasement screwed together such that the film is totally inaccessible - until it gets to the lab and they take it apart.
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Posted 02 April 2008 - 12:26 PM

Yes thats what i thought really but didnt want to say and make you down , in that case i think you have had it sorry .
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#5 John Sprung

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Posted 02 April 2008 - 12:27 PM

Actually, it takes special, metal cartridges that are rectangular in shape (like the body of the camera) with said encasement screwed together such that the film is totally inaccessible - until it gets to the lab and they take it apart.

True, that's the same model that my father had over 60 years ago. The same cartridges were used in WWII aircraft gun cameras, so war surplus might be a place to look.




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#6 Freya Black

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Posted 02 April 2008 - 01:24 PM

True, that's the same model that my father had over 60 years ago. The same cartridges were used in WWII aircraft gun cameras, so war surplus might be a place to look.




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They sell it on e-bay from time to time loaded with black and white film. I think Plus-x.
You have to give them a deposit for the magazines however as they re-load them and there aren't any new magazines out there.

Bizzarely I also have some of them for sale loaded with ancient colour neg stock that is probably very iffy by now.
You can reload the magazines in a dark room but you can only use double perf film, which is also a pain to get hold of!

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#7 Elliot Loewenstein

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Posted 21 April 2008 - 07:31 PM

Found! Alan Gordon Enterprises on Melrose in L.A. Thanks to all for your suggestions.
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#8 Kevin Zanit

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Posted 21 April 2008 - 07:33 PM

Elliot, please change your 'display' name to your full name from the 'My Controls' section of the site per the forum rules. Otherwise your posts will be deleted.

Thank you.
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