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  • Short Summary

    Various shots of a macroscope camera or Lempertscope being demonstrated on a watch interior and a wood engraving being made.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations may be unclear or unknown.

    New York City, United States of America / USA

    LS A team of technicians demonstrate the Lempertscope, a revolutionary scientific invention where movie-light shows the object as the operator sees it rather than through the eyes of the photographer. One operator lowers it into position. MS Lamps are turned on and the light beats down onto the object. CU Screen showing image, the inside of a watch, as seen through the Macroscope. CU A thumb turning a minute mechanism. CU Tweezers adjusting mechanism. CU Interior watch mechanism. CU Hands removing watch spring. LS Group of three technicians viewing the image. Using a Pathe camera, the Lempertscope making a shadow-less image, as they stand over craftsman Fritz Eichenberg at work. BCU Hand of Fritz Eichenberg making a wood engraving. CU Image of the process of wood engraving. CU Hairs being individually engraved on cherub design.

    Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 02/07/1947.

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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:22:00 / 01:45:26:00
    UN 1751 F

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