Supplemental and large format illustrations
The pulldown claw of a non-reflex Bolex camera with the pressure plate removed to better see the sequence of actions of the claw. The claw advances the film between exposures and then retracts and moves back into position during the exposure of the film.
The components of the camera, as found inside of the 16mm Bell and Howell Filmo, with the door removed: A: Supply reel; B: Sprocketed rollers; C: Loops; G: Pressure plate; K: Take-up reel.
The 400ft coaxial magazine of the Arriflex SR, showing the take-up side of the magazine. Camera courtesy of The New School Film Office.
The components of the camera, continued. An Arriflex SR, with magazine removed. E: The gate; I: Pulldown claw; J: Registration pin.
The shutter of a non-reflex Bolex, with the front of the camera removed to better see the rotation of the shutter.
Right side of the Bolex Rex4 camera. A: Diopter. B: Winding crank. C: Run button. D: Run switch. E: Footage counter. F: Speed dial. G: Variable shutter. H: I/T switch. I: Frame counter. J: Spring disengage switch. K: 8-to-1 shaft. L: 1-to-1 shaft. M: Viewfinder switch. Camera courtesy of The New School Film Office.
The front of the Bolex Rex4 camera. C: Run button. N: Lens turret. O: Turret handle. P: Turret lock. R: Filter holder. Camera courtesy of The New School Film Office.
Left side of the Bolex Rex4 camera. R: Filter holder. S: Door latch. Camera courtesy of The New School Film Office.
Figure 5-14 Inside of the Bolex Rex4 camera. T: Supply and take-up spindles. U: Spool ejector. V: Film cutter. W: Loop formers. X: Sprocketed rollers. Y: Pressure plate. Z: Audible counter. Camera courtesy of The New School Film Office.
The Rex-o-fader installed on a Bolex Rex4.
An 8mm home movie camera manufactured by Eastman Kodak. Note the spacing of the perforations of the roll of 16mm-wide “8mm” film.
The rotating camera mount used in Nicolas Rey’s Differently, Molussia (Autremont, La Molussie) (2012).
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