• Short Summary

    A look at some old and unusual cameras from the Kensington museum. London.

  • Description

    No title - History of cameras.

    Kensington museum. London.

    M/S of two young women in bathing suits, one takes a photograph of the other. C/U of her camera. Various shots of a man spying on them over the garden wall with his periscope. M/S of a woman called Lucy looking through her periscope over the crowd. Aerial L/S of people using them in a crowd, the camera pans across.

    M/S of early big box camera. M/S of hot metal placed in iron to make prints. Various shots of the 'Daguerreotype' camera. Various shots showing how to focus. M/S of extending camera, M/S of camera shaped like a machine gun and pointed in the same way. M/S of the opera glass camera. M/S of flat disk camera used by police because it is unobtrusive. M/S of miniature camera. Various shots of diagrams showing how our eyes focus through the lens. M/S of a man under a black sheet taking a photograph of a little girl with an old fashioned camera.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    New sound pictorials
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:47:00 / 01:25:09:00
    NSP 180

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