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Bell & Howell Filmo № 75

In Vox on January 24, 2009 at 10:35 am

Bell & Howell Filmo № 75

John Kratz uploaded this image to flickr, click the image and follow the link to the original page

"The beautiful Filmo 75 is a 16mm movie camera, produced in Chicago beginning in 1928. It was intended for amateur use, but the quality of its construction makes it easy to see why Bell & Howell cameras were the tools of choice for Hollywood studios in the early days of motion pictures.

Although rather heavy by today's standards, the 75 was quite compact for its time, and was marketed as a ladies' camera. Its ornate leather covering was available in Walnut Brown, Ebony Black, and Silver Birch (seen here).

Truly a work of art."

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