Film, Video Facts About Film

About this Item


  • Facts About Film


  • International Film Bureau

Created / Published

  • 1948


  • -  Educational films


  • Educational films


  • -  Summary: "Shows how to guard against most common damage to films. Explains why gates and sprockets must be kept clean and how to watch for damage to sprocket holes"--Summary from J. Fred MacDonald and Associates film inventory. "Shows the harmful effects on 16mm film of improper projector cleaning, film threading, film rewinding, and placement of films in cans. Points out the physical qualities of 16mm film which make it susceptible to damage and demonstrates the way that film may be protected"--Summary from Educational film/video locator (Bowker), third edition, volume I, p. 1303.


  • Film, Video

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Mavis identifier: 1850638

Source Collection

  • Macdonald (J. Fred And Leslie W.) Collection


  • Motion Picture, Broadcasting And Recorded Sound Division

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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International Film Bureau. Facts About Film. 1948. Video.

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