Joe Rinaudo with his 1909 Powers Cameragraph
Threading the Cameragraph
Joe Rinaudo demonstrates threading a 1909 Powers Cameragraph Motion Picture Machine in this video produced by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Hand-Crank Premiere of Restored 1925 Phantom of the Opera
This video shows the process of threading, projecting, and changing reels of the 1925 Phantom of the Opera, restored and hand-cranked by Joe Rinaudo on his Powers Cameragraph; and glass lantern slide presentation by Gary Gibson, also on the Cameragraph.
Shown at the Nethercutt, October 2013. Special guest Carla Laemmle, 104, niece of Universal Studios owner Carl Laemmle, was in the audience…and in the film.
Shot & Cut by Michael J. Cahill / 35mm Films
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Close-ups of the Powers Cameragraph
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