Brownie Movie Camera II

Made:
1956-1958 in Rochester
maker:
Kodak

Brownie Movie Camera II. Takes 8mm rollfilm; 13mm f/1.9 lens; hotshoe; folding viewfinder; with printed exposure card attached to side. Serial number 3011975. Donated by Alec Green, March 2000.

The Brownie 8mm Movie Camera Model 2 was distributed to the public in 1958 by Kodak in England. It was made for the average amateur and was easy to use and produced good quality images. The camera was equipped with a fixed focus Cine-Ektanon F1.9 lens for ease of use.

Details

Category:
Cinematography
Object Number:
2010-5057/8
Materials:
aluminium (metal), glass, leatherette and plastic (unidentified)
type:
cine camera
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (function)
credit:
National Media Museum, Bradford