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Water-soaked 35mm polyester film

How to handle water soaked film?

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.

Clip by Mick Newnham (http://www.nfsa.afc.gov.au/)





Film Gauges in this clip:

  • 35mm




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