Letters Rain Down in Movie Title
Amateur cinematographers who wish to inject a touch of originality into their home movie titles will find the following trick quite interesting. Unlike the familiar stunt of having groups of letters suddenly fly into view and arrange themselves in the form of a title, this effect is that of a quantity of letters raining past the view. At intervals certain ones affix themselves at random to the easel to spell out the title.
See Your Home Movies on TV
Does the idea of seeing your home movies on television sound appealing? You’ll be able to soon, when the Vidicord, a new British invention that is part projector, part TV camera, becomes available.
You just plug the output of the Vidicord into your TV antenna connection, switch on the set, and sit back. There’s no need to draw the curtains or turn out the lights. If there’s sound on your film you’ll get that, too. And you can hold any frame at the flip of a switch for an instant still.
HOME MOVIE INVENTION Reduces FILM COSTS
THROUGH an invention which enables motion pictures to be taken laterally as well as horizontally upon the same film, it is declared the cost of motion pictures for the home has been reduced 75 per cent. The reducing of film costs was worked out by means of a camera which takes pictures crosswise as well as lengthwise of the film permitting the operator to take four pictures where formerly only one picture was taken. The new camera is expected to be on the market this year.
Inventor Promises Disk Record Movie Shows for the Home
Film Projector Runs like a Talking Machine WHAT Edison did with the talking machine; what Bell did with the telephone; what Ford did with the automobile, C. Francis Jenkins, inventor, of Washington, D. C, now proposes to do with the movies.