Vintage Documentary: How Film Is Made

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  1. Sparky

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    Yeah, that's a great film. If you read the subtitle credits you'll see they were an APUG related effort. I think it was a Dutch member who first posted it here several years ago.
     
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    ahhh - yeah.. I'd be kind of surprised if it didn't show up here at some point in the past - but I really wasn't sure how long it'd been on youtube..
     
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    I don't think it was on Youtube back then. From memory it was hosted on a website and could be downloaded in decent resolution. It'd be nice if some more industrial films like that were to emerge, perhaps from Agfa etc.
     
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    Thats a great find! Thank you!
     
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    Nice thanks.
     
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    It was me... I made the translation, together with the help of a few others, and did the technical stuff of adding the subtitles to a copy of the original video, as kindly provided by Frank Bruinsma of the Super 8 Reversal Lab. However, the posting on YouTube was done by someone I don't know.

    If you want to read a bit about the story behind the found film, you can find it here on my personal website:

    http://www.boeringa.demon.nl/menu_technic_kodakfilm.htm

    Marco Boeringa
     
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    AGFA "How film is made"...

    There is one very similar film that is called "Zestig jaar Gevaert: van huisnijverheid tot wereldindustrie" (Gevaert later became Agfa-Gevaert and finally Agfa):

    You can watch it here (please let me know if it isn't viewable outside the Netherlands!!!, I possibly have another working link), on a Dutch history TV channel site:

    Zestig jaar Gevaert: van huisnijverheid tot wereldindustrie:

    http://www.geschiedenis24.nl/speler.program.7082986.html

    There has been a previous thread started by me, unfortunately, the link to the other APUG Lounge thread therein is dead, but the thread below contains an English text translation file I created (the original Gevaert video is in Dutch), and that you can download from the thread below:

    http://www.apug.org/forums/forum205/69933-gevaert-agfa-how-film-made-video-1954-a.html

    Marco
     
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    Marco ,

    Thank you for your efforts. I clicked the link in Istanbul and it said I did not install Silverlight . I am using chrome and ie6.

    Umut
     
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    The other link to the Gevaert video

    Sorry, Silverlight is an optional module from Microsoft, a bit like Flash I guess... You can download and install it if you run Windows:

    http://www.microsoft.com/silverlight/

    I guess it is standard part of Windows 7...

    Here is the other link to the Gevaert video, where you can watch it in Windows Media, or Real player format:
    (Please note this link will resize your browser window to a smaller format to view the video, this is normal, enlarge with the maximize button if needed)
    Other link to Gevaert video

    Marco
     
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    Marco ,

    Everything worked flawlessly with your new link and I was able to watch it. At film , color movie excerpts are interesting and an color picture was like black , white and red and slightly brown. No other color was visible. I had been used color AGFA negative film and everything was like light blue , brown and fluorescent red. I think their taste to strong red color separation never changed. Thats why , documentary was very interesting to me.

    Thank you Marco and I wish you are fine. I did not see your posts at this summer too frequently.

    Best ,
    Umut