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Identifier

MPE-017-01_Light_change_card_optical_printer

Subject—Names

Duplex Optical Printer

Subject—Topics

Optical printers; Light change cards; Motion pictures

Description

Cards: One of 30 light change cards for Duplex Optical Printer. Brooklyn, New York. "An optical printer is a device consisting of one or more film projectors mechanically linked to a movie camera. It allows filmmakers to re-photograph one or more strips of film. The optical printer is used for making special effects for motion pictures, or for copying and restoring old film material."

Format

Printed, BW card; 7” x 4.5”

Source

Jonathan Silent Film Collection

Number

MPE-017-01

Publisher

Duplex Machine Company

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