Geyer 35mm title printer type 4

Made:
1918
maker:
Karl Geyer GMBH

For 35mm film; lens missing; claw intermittent, two sprockets; film fed from and to external magazines on top; footage counter. No 27. Extract from letter from Dr K Geyer, 29 May 1957 re printer; 'This tilting camera was designed and made by me in 1918. The titles were arranged in four segments of a rotating double-glass disc, between a lamphouse and the camera. The camera switched itself off automatically at a preset title length, and the next title was brought into focus by 90° rotation. The titles were printed on transparent paper 8cmx10cm.'

Details

Category:
Cinematography
Object Number:
1990-5036/7888
type:
title printer
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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