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by nitrate
Tue Aug 04, 2020 8:07 pm
Forum: General Discussions About the Mitchell Camera
Topic: "Wide Angle Finder"
Replies: 0
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"Wide Angle Finder"

These are pictures of something called a "Wide Angle Finder." It was used by a set designer at Fox to check the sets for CinemaScope films during the 1950s. The name "Finder" and its shape suggest it's a simplified, lightweight version of the Mitchell Side Finder. I have not been able to find any in...
by nitrate
Thu Jun 18, 2020 5:51 am
Forum: General Discussions About the Mitchell Camera
Topic: Question About the 35mm Mitchell Side Finder
Replies: 3
Views: 2424

Re: Question About the 35mm Mitchell Side Finder

Ed, Thanks for the reply. Are the ribbons the same as cross hairs?
by nitrate
Mon Jun 15, 2020 8:16 am
Forum: General Discussions About the Mitchell Camera
Topic: Question About the 35mm Mitchell Side Finder
Replies: 3
Views: 2424

Question About the 35mm Mitchell Side Finder

I would appreciate knowing how far to the left or right of center the side finder's vertical cross hair could be moved. Thank you for sharing this information.

Marshall Deutelbaum
by nitrate
Wed Jun 10, 2020 8:58 am
Forum: General Discussions About the Mitchell Camera
Topic: Did Twentieth Century-Fox Use BNCs to Film Pictures in CinemaScope?
Replies: 3
Views: 1451

Did Twentieth Century-Fox Use BNCs to Film Pictures in CinemaScope?

For a research project about CinemaScope filming, I wonder if anyone knows if, in addition to the Fox Studio Camera, Fox used the Mitchell BNC during the 1950s to film their CinemaScope pictures? If so, how was the ground glass marked for 'Scope filming? Thanks for the information, Marshall.