Below are a collection of video files I have filmed, which related to elements of being a projectionist or how projectors work. Including some video files from YouTube – due to various reasons the YouTube files have to be broken down into several playlists:
- Cinema Sound System (video) – Description to Follow
- Cyan Reader (Vide) – Description to Follow
- Lacing a Projector (Video) – Description to Follow
- Projector During Screening (Video) – Description to Follow
- Striking a Xenon Bulb (video) – A video clip of a Xenon bulb being struck on a projector
- Struck Xenon (Video) – Description to Follow
- Vicky Projector (video) – Description to Follow
- BBC Audio & Video – This page returns all the video & audio results for ‘Cinema’ on the BBC website.
- Countdown Leader: Technicolor Corporation 1960 (Video) (External) – Countdown leader.
- Facts About Projection (Third edition) – This is a fantastic little training video about projection from 1975, but is still relevant today and nicely explains how projectors work. The only down side is that it mainly focuses on 16mm film.
- Film Chest Vintage Cartoons – classic animated cartoons from the 1930’s and 1940’s (Video) (External)
- Google Videos – A selection of videos which appear of the Google Video site relating to projectionists.
- SabuCat Movie Trailers – A sample of the 60,000 trailers in the SabuCat catalogue. Most of the trailers have come from 35mm prints. (Video) (External)
- Sound Recording and Reproduction (Sound on Film) (Video) (External) – Explains the mysteries of sound recording on film. 1943
- The 16mm Motion Picture Projector: Operating Techniques (Video) – Training film for military projectionists from 1961.
- The RCA 16mm Sound Projector (Video) (External) – Invisible white-gloved hands demonstrate the operation of the RCA 16mm sound projector, ca 1958.
- Threading the 16mm Projector ca 1950s – How-to film produced to ensure quality shows and prevent destruction of films. (Video) (External)
- Universal Newsreels – 271 movie files of the newsreels from 1929 to 1967.