Old Cameras in Old Movies

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  1. AgX

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    Well, I was slow on the uptake again...
    Though in general there were quite some outstanding designs in soviet industry, totally unknown in the West.

    Anyway, that flash is from a Man's World...
     
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    So sharpness is an erotic concept here. ;-)
    Maybe that's why many are keen on those Apo-Summicrons or Apo-Sironar-S...
    Best
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    The braces go to the rear on the newer and current Beselers, but on the original version the braces went to the front, which was a PITA for positioning a large easel.

    Mr. Astaire certainly looks like the real deal handling that Rollie, and of course few do "cool" as well as Fred Astaire.
     
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    The wife and I went to see "The Post" yesterday . One glaring screw up was in the midst of the Nikon F s and speed graphics , up pops a modern lookin K mount Pentax . There's probably more screw mount SP 500s and Spotmatics out there than Spielberg has Oscars . It's only at the beginning , couldn't find much else wrong . It drives me batty when they use RC paper in movies about WWII :sad::laugh:
    Best Regards Mike
     
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    Read the title, watch the intro scenes and you know what to expect.
    Likely the one and only movie to have a Kodak Instamatic 100 or the like at the start...

    "Fotógrafo de señoras", Argentina , 1978

     
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    -Oldest movie where I see a female news cinematographer

    -) first time I see an accessory-mirrorbox in a movie


    "Dream to come True" (science-fiction) USSR , 1963

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    Terry-Thomas in How to Murder your Wife (1965)

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    It seems a complete fake, thus the gunstock too. Which even is too long. Or the eyepiece too short...



    Any idea on the non-Leitz "Visoflex" in my sample above?
    How many of these were there? Soviet?German?
     
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    It would have been better with a Hasselblad!
     
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    The newsreel camera looks like a Bolex-- I'm surprised it isn't a Soviet newsreel camera like a Kinor 16
     
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    Definitely a Bolex H-16 non-reflex model.

    What is that crazy looking flash thing on the How to Murder your Wife camera.
     
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    I guess it is a multiple-bulb flash. Have not found it yet though...
     
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    "Verblendet" (a wonderful pun in German...)
    tv-movie GDR , 1985

    A young, aspiring freelance photojournalist has been patronized by a 25years older, successful collegue and married him. Then the trouble starts...
    A marriage drama on the background of Pentacon Sixes and the couple's darkroom. (Which has its own role...)

    (shortened version without prosecuting attorney speaking)
     
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    Ursula_Andress_Hasselblad.jpg Ursula Andress with a Hasselblad in Casino Royale (1967).
     
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    From the same scene...

    Ursula Andress: "I'm gonna give you... a 500th at f2."
    Peter Sellers: "That's the nicest thing that anyone's ever said to me."
     
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    Bizarre...
    I had no idea of that. And I saw that movie back then. I guess I have to watch it again.
    (Maybe with some green compensating filter on...)
     
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    Except she can't: that's an 80/2.8 C lens. No C or CF lenses were faster than f/2.8 so she better use 1/250.
     
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    Does the German word "sharp" and the word "sharf" mean the same thing? I have heard the word "sharf" used in describing chili peppers....................Regards!
     
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    "scharf" means

    -) sharp as a knife
    -) sharp as chili
    -) hot as a hot girl
    -) sharp as a turn
    -) sharp as acute
     
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    I think it's almost too much to expect anything in that film to make any sense. It's just an entertainingly gaudy '60s fairground ride.
     
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    I'd wondered about that!
     
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    Yep! Chuck was an equal opportunity shooter!

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    The camera appears to be a Contax S, maybe with an early Kilfitt?
    As for the stock, look at at the angle he's holding it, how his shoulders hunch forward, it might be real.
     
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    Charles Wagenheim holding a Speed Graphic in Foreign Correspondent (1940)

    I just love this frame.

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