Cine-Kodak Special II Camera

1933-1934 in New Jersey

Buy this image as a print 

License this image for commercial use at Science and Society Picture Library

Cine-Kodak Special camera 16mm, 1934
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
Science Museum Group Collection

Cine-Kodak Special II camera. Cinecamera for 16mm film, 100' load. Turret with two lenses; Kodak Anastigmat F:25mm f/1.9 and Kodak Anastigmat F:2 1/2 inches, f/2.7; on 2-point bayonet mounts; folding optical frame finder, critical refelx focuser behind lens; clockwork drive 8-64 fps, single frame. Adjustable shutter - totally closing. Backwind, single frame shaft, hand turning option; interchangeable film magazine. Frame and footage counters. Control panel cover replaced by one form CK Special II.

Cine-Kodak Special 16mm camera, made in the United States, 1933.

The Cine-Kodak special was launched in 1933 aimed at advanced amateur and semi-professional filmmakers. It has a fully adjustable shutter, allowing fades, and a back wind which could be used to overlap scenes. This precision 16mm cine camera was Kodak's attempt to provide 35mm technique with 16mm running costs. The camera has a clockwork drive with a speed range of 8 to 64 frames per second.


Object Number:
glass, leather, leatherette and white metal (unknown)
overall (view finder deployed): 152 mm x 80 mm x 308 mm,
cine camera
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (function)
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

Cite this page


We encourage the use and reuse of our collection data.

Data in the title, made, maker and details fields are released under Creative Commons Zero

Descriptions and all other text content are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 licence

Using our data


Download catalogue entry as json

View manifest in IIIF viewer

Add to Animal Crossing Art Generator

Download manifest IIIF

Our records are constantly being enhanced and improved, but please note that we cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information shown on this website.