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Any "old" film books you recommend?

Post by Andreas Wideroe » Mon Apr 03, 2017 11:18 pm

Anyone into old films, filmrestoration and that kind of work?

I'd like to recommend a book called Nitrate Won't Wait. Interesting historical facts about Nitrate film. I also have bought several other books over the years related to filmrestoration and scanning/postproduction.

I was wondering if anyone in here had other books to recommend?

This one Mining the home movie seems especially interesting for us small format guys. :)

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Re: Any "old" film books you recommend?

Post by Will2 » Tue Apr 04, 2017 3:12 am

There are many different editions of this, but a great, simple guide to good home movies...

"How To Make Good Home Movies" by Kodak

https://www.amazon.com/How-Make-Good-Ho ... B000IWVLVM

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Re: Any "old" film books you recommend?

Post by Davideo » Tue Apr 04, 2017 8:38 pm

Recommend Butterworth's book on film restoration. Good business expense for those serious in this:

https://www.amazon.com/Restoration-Pict ... estoration

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Re: Any "old" film books you recommend?

Post by Andreas Wideroe » Tue Apr 04, 2017 10:36 pm

Thanks to you both!

I actually already have the book Davideo mentions. Great book.

Will: Love those old filmmaking books. I don't have that one you're referring to, but I have several others. Many nice tips n tricks in there. Too bad Kodachrome film is gone ..... (maybe we'll see it back???)

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