How to archive a 16mm film of an RCA 501
cisin at xenosoft.com
Fri Feb 2 22:26:07 CST 2007
On Fri, 2 Feb 2007, Bob Rosenbloom wrote:
> I have access to a 16mm film reel with sound of an RCA 501
> demonstration. It's not in very good shape though. It has curled some
> and smells like vinegar. Is there any way to transfer it without
> destroying it, and what's the best way to preserve what's left?
There are professionals who know what they are doing with film
restoration, such as nilesfilmmuseum.org, monaco labs, etc
If you don't mind risking total loss of the original, could try cleaning
it with TCE, etc. If you want to play with it yourself, I've got a reel
to reel film developing tank.
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