My wife's mother just found around 40 - 50 reels of family movies taken all on Kodachrome regular 8mm (50 foot reel each) taken from around 1951-1957. That's about two hours worth of movies if you splice them all together. I checked one up to the light and it appears unfaded. Considering it's all Kodachrome, I suspect they all or most should be OK.

Can you recommend a process to convert it to digital so I can load into my computer and create DVD movies? Any recommendation of companies that do a pretty good job of conversion at a reasonable price? What final format should I request (ie AVI, etc.)? Any other suggestions? Thanks. Alan.