'Photo-rotoscope' 35mm projector mechanism

Made:
1896 in London
maker:
W. C. Hughes & Co.

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"Photo-rotoscope" 35mm. projector mechanism, made by W C Hughes, Brewster House, 82 Mortimer Road, Kingsland Road, London, c. 1896.

This projector advances the film by 'dog' motion. An eccentric roller on a rotating disc periodically strikes the film below the film gate and drags the film the length of one frame. The film is then taken up by a continuously moving sprocket wheel.

Details

Category:
Cinematography
Object Number:
1955-127
Materials:
brass, glass, mahogany, metal, pine, steel, wood
type:
35 mm ciné film projector
credit:
The National Media Museum, Bradford

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