Film identification

There are many features to look at when examining and identifying film. These include:

  • Gauge
  • Perforations
  • Manufacturer’s Identifying Marks
  • Emulsion Type
  • Production Level
  • Colour
  • Sound Track


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Happe, L. B., 1983, Your Film and the Lab, 2nd Edition, Media Manuals, Focal Press, London, Boston