Old Kodak Footage Shows the Making of Medium Format Films

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    This really shows how Kodak, with those monstrously sized machines needs high volume to make film economically. I can see it being difficult for any successor organization to continue with the brand, remade as a niche manufacturer, as did Ilford.

    I wonder how different the machinery is the today, or if it has soldiered on.
     
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    Not exactly basement or garage sized stuff!
     
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    Didn't see PE in there... I think he was finishing school and getting prepared to work for NASA at this point. Thanks for sharing.
     
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    "Shoot it now while you still have the chance!" the closing words to the viewer, quite relevant today. Great vid, thanks!
     
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    Part of the documentary shows workers unloading silver bars from a Canadian Pacific boxcar so I was wondering if the film was made at Kodak Canada but I couldn't tell from the aerial view of the complex whether or not that was Eglinton and Black Creek Dr. Anybody know?
     
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    This is an old film that has been posted on APUG about 1 year ago by Marco IIRC.

    It is quite old, but gives the gist of things.

    PE