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Bell & Howell Camera
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Chapman University Digital Commons
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Chapman University, Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives
Jonathan Silent Film Collection
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Bell & Howell sound on film recording camera, mounted on an Akeley gyro tripod, ca. 1930. “Ruby Camera Exchange – 729 Seventh Avenue – N.Y.C. – U.S.A.” in lower corner. On verso: This unit is portable and works from its own source of current. Unit consists of a Bell and Howell camera with special check pawl shuttle, and the sound is built in. this sound unit is made up by the same mechanics and shops who build all MOVIETONE equipment. It is as good as the very best. Photo shows complete unite with Akeley gyro tripod. Prices on request.”
Bell & Howell Company; Motion picture equipment; Motion picture cameras; Tripods
Film and Media Studies
Film Production
Jonathan Silent Film Collection

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