Cameragraph Projector

1909 Powers Cameragraph

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.

CREDIT:
Shot & Cut by Michael J. Cahill / 35mm Films
Copyright 2013 All Rights Reserved

Close-ups of the Powers Cameragraph

Click each pho­to to enlarge.

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