8mm (photographic film size)
Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope Note: Describes motion picture film that is 8 millimeters wide, the narrowest gauge available for such film. Introduced in 1932 for use by amateur filmmakers and for home movies, 8mm film was also taken up by filmmakers of the avant0garde and the underground, due to the comparatively low cost of the film stock and the processing. Since the mid-1960s, standard 8mm film has been generally superceded by the Super 8 type.
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Collection — Box Film Box 5, Reel: 1
Contents of the Collection The Roy A. Parsons Aerocar Film is a small collection consisting of one privately shot 8mm film from 1968 of the Aerocar with inventor Molt Taylor demonstrating features of the aircraft. The footage, which was shot in Washington State, begins with the Aerocar III (N100D) in its car configuration, towing its folded wing attachment. Taylor and an unidentified man then convert the Aerocar to its plane configuration and take off from an unidentified airfield. The Aerocar is shown in...