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Water-soaked 35mm polyester film

Clip by Mick Newnham (http://www.nfsa.afc.gov.au/)
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Mick Newnham shows water damage on a short tightly wound 35mm film on a plastic core. The film has be soaking for about three hours with little damage to the image area. Mick's demonstration was part of a disaster recovery workshop sponsored by the Association of Moving Image Archivists in Rochester, NY 2007. Mick Newnham is a senior archivist at the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia.

This video relates to the following chapters in the companion volume Guide to Film Preservation:

  • 3.0 Film Handling and Inspection

Film Gauges in this clip:

  • 35mm

 

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