American Cinematographer (1926)

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March, L926 AMERICAN CINEMATOGRAPHBR Twenty-three (Continued from Page C) daylight loading. The lens is F 6.5, wide angle, with 20 mm. focus that is fixed. Eastman Kodascope The Eastman Kodascope, the projector which shows the 16 mm. reversible film, weighs 20 pounds, and measures 18}/> by 14% by 10-\x inches in size. Its capacity is 400 feet of 16 mm. film—which gives projection for approximately 16 minutes on the screen. The lens is a SO mm. focus, throwing a picture 30 by 40 inches at 18 feet with a 56-watt lamp, \it a 39 by 52-inch picture at 23 feet with a 200-watt lamp. Source of power and illumi- nation for the Kodascope's electric motor may be taken from any house circuit, alternating or direct current, not over 125 volts nor less than 105, by ''plugging in" on an ordinary bulb socket or wall plug. There is an adjust- able rheostat, with ammeter, to furnish cor- rect voltage for a special 14-volt, 56-watt Mazda lamp or for a 50-volt, 200-watt Mazda lamp. There are provided special rheostats for adaptation to 210-250-volt circuits, or to 32-volt home generators. Pathex Camera The Pathex camera is approximately 3 by 6 inches in size and weighs \ l /\ pounds. It has a fixed focus F 3.5 lens, with an adjustable iris diaphragm; the focal length is 20 mm. The film is supplied in daylight loading magazines which have a capacity of 26 to 30 feet. The Pathex film runs 40 frames to the foot. Development is by the reversible pro- cess, sent to company laboratories, as with the Eastman 16 mm. film. A tripod comes with the Pathex. Pathex Projector The Pathex projector weighs 5 pounds; 5 ounces, and measures 4^ by 7 by 12j/> inches. Power is drawn from the ordinary electric socket. A special Mazda lamp, 12 volts, .5 amperes, furnishes the illumination. Gets Shots that You Couldn't Get ai all Without it ITS ALL 1 IN THE ^LENS use the Ultrastigmat a great deal In commercial work, j I find that I can make inter- iors with it that would require lights with- out it, and get outdoor shots on bad days that I could not get without it." (Signed) QUINCY PEACOCK. 1611 Market St.. Jacksonville, Fla. Write for Folder Gundiach-Manhattan Optical Co. 900 Clinton Street ROCHESTER, N. Y. DEBRIE CAMERA BARGAIN Latest model with complete equipment including all electrical attachments, portable battery, platforms and holding devices 'for using camera without tripod, etc. Most complete DeBrie outfit in America. Priced to sell quickly. 35-50-75-105 m. m. lenses factory mounted. • Address, AMERICAN CIN EM ATOGRAPH ER CLUBBING OFFER Subscribed for separately. Camera Craft and the American Cinematographer will cost a total of $4.50 per year. As a special clubbing offer, both magazines may be had at a total price of $3.40 per year. American Cmematoqrapher 121920 2122 Guaranty Bldq. Hollywood. Calif. (Continued on Pace Z6] Boyle Invents "Close- up Long-Shot" Device < < "ont iniiHil from shots and Jong shots at the same time, and because of its efficiency and inexpensive- ness, Mr. Boyle believes that the device will soon be in common use in all studios. M a n v camera authorities agree with the inventor, who has taken papers of patent out on his mechanical brain- child. Mr. Boyle is at present us- ing this device in photograph- ing fast racing scenes for "Her Second Chance," a First National Him, being di- rected by Lambert Hillyer. The entire circumference of the track will be taken in one shot by this camera. The device was also suc- cessfully used, through the courtesy of Mr. Boyle, by J. I). Jennings, A. S. C, in the filming of "The Million Dol- lar Handicap," a Metropoli- tan production.