Filmmuseum Potsdam; F: J. Leopold (FMP)
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Unsichtbare Schätze der Kinotechnik - Kinematographische Apparate aus 100 Jahren

Unsichtbare Schätze der Kinotechnik
Invisible Treasures of Cinema Technology - 100 Years of Cinematographic Equipment

A must for everyone enthusiastic about historical filming and projecting equipment!
Invisible treasures? Everyone can see some of the most beautiful exhibits from the museum's technology collection. Interested visitors are welcome to the equipment collection on display in Pappelallee 20. Just give us a call under (0049/331) 56704-16. This book offers an additional opportunity to make some of the museum's technological treasures, most of which are normally not exhibited, visible for everyone. A representative choice made on the basis of our stock catalogue presents some 150 items from the collection in texts and pictures. Further information on the pieces of equipment and their manufacturers are embedded into a historical outline of the development of filming and projecting equipment. Amateur collectors and everyone else interested in historical technology will find the chapter on handling cinematic equipment helpful, which was written with respect to restoration and conservation guidelines. The final part of the book gives a summary of numerous devices from our stocks, 300 of them are pictured in small-sized photographs. A survey of almost 3000 existing technical documentations supplements this richly illustrated volume, which is thus rendered a valuable reference book.
Publisher: Potsdam Film Museum, Editor:, Editor: Christian Ilgner, Parthas-Verlag, Berlin, 2001, ISBN 3-932529-30-8, 232 pages, 471 colour / black-and-white illustrations, paperback 19.90 Euros