[Frameworks] Free industrial films

Francisco Torres fjtorrespr at gmail.com
Tue Aug 12 22:27:02 UTC 2014


el footage foundo es fun-o


2014-08-11 21:56 GMT-04:00 Julian Antos <
julian at northwestchicagofilmsociety.org>:

> OK, these have been claimed!
>
>
> On Mon, Aug 11, 2014 at 7:40 PM, Julian Antos <
> julian at northwestchicagofilmsociety.org> wrote:
>
>> Don't get too excited.
>>
>> Several months ago I bought a pile of mechanical engineering films from a
>> collector, and they've been sitting around collecting dust ever since.
>> They're all in rusty old cans and some (but not all) have developed Vinegar
>> Syndrome (I won't include any that seem severe, most are still totally
>> projectable/fine). Mostly from the 40s/50s with beautiful contrast. Most
>> are quite boring. I'm keeping one or two, but I really don't need this
>> stuff and I can't bear to throw it away. Hence, free.
>>
>> Maybe you can repurpose this material and make art. Maybe you can watch
>> it with your friends. Maybe it can collect dust in YOUR home or archive
>> now. My hope is that someone will take it and do something creative with
>> it. Maybe teach 12 year olds how to use a splicer. But either way: free.
>>
>> There are about 25 reels, 800-1200' each. Shipping is NOT free but should
>> be cheap enough via Media Mail or you pick up in Chicago. I can toss the
>> cans so the box won't weigh too much, if you wish.
>>
>> Some examples of titles, some have to do with boating, which may be
>> interesting:
>>
>> PLAIN INDEXING AND CUTTING A SPUR
>> ROUGH FACING TURNING DRILLING
>> ROUGH FACING AND BORING AND TURNING A SHOULDER
>> FACING, TURNING, BORING, GROOVING, AND CHAMFERING
>> PREPARING AND SETTING KEEL BLOCKS + CRADLE
>>
>> thanks!
>>
>> Julian
>> --
>> Julian Antos
>> Northwest Chicago Film Society
>> www.northwestchicagofilmsociety.org
>> 773 827 8991
>>
>>
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