[Tig] Shrunken 35mm nitrate to HD-Spirit loses frame-700'... apx 1925

Ted Langdell ted at tedlangdell.com
Thu Oct 9 18:44:14 BST 2008

I'm advised the film is about 700' of silent (1925 or so)


On Oct 9, 2008, at 10:03 AM, Ted Langdell wrote:

> Asking on behalf of an AMIA member who's not aware of/on the TIG  
> (yet...)
> He wants to know:
> "Is there a facility in the Los Angeles area that can transfer very  
> shrunken 35mm nitrate to HD?  We've tried a Spirit and we keep  
> losing frame."
> I asked "How much shrinkage?"
> He says:
> "Well, pretty damned shrunken.  It will barely fit on a Fox perf  
> splicing block.  It's the first thing that I've had that I couldn't  
> get to go on the Spirit."
> I've asked how many feet/reels are involved.
> I'll pass on your replies.
> Thanks much,
> Ted

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