Film ID: box, size, shape

How do you identify film by its container, size and shape, and sprocket holes?

This clip shows how to identify small gauge film using various clues: container boxes, sprocket hole size and position, as well as film size.

Clip by Bob Brodksy (

Film Gauges in this clip:

  • 16mm
  • 8mm - Regular
  • 8mm - Super 8
  • 9mm

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