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by mitchellbnc
Wed Jul 23, 2014 10:53 am
Forum: General Discussions About the Mitchell Camera
Topic: Video Tour of 1929 Mitchell Standard #167
Replies: 2
Views: 1908

Video Tour of 1929 Mitchell Standard #167

This is a nice YouTube video walk around of Mitchell Camera #167. Some of the key indicators that this is indeed a Standard and not a NC model is the hand crank! Also of note is the different looking "Adjustable Shutter." Nice to see an actual Mitchell Standard from the silent film era. <iframe widt...
by mitchellbnc
Tue Jul 22, 2014 1:18 pm
Forum: General Discussions About the Mitchell Camera
Topic: Mitchell Vistavision Camera #29
Replies: 13
Views: 3948

Re: Mitchell Vistavision Camera #29

For more information on the Mitchell VistaVision camera, please check out the Widescreen Museum web page at: http://www.widescreenmuseum.com/widescreen/wingvv2.htm A great FRONT and BACK comparison photo of the "elephant ear" camera from their web site. Note: Mitchell VistaVision #29 sold on 5/17/20...
by mitchellbnc
Thu Jul 17, 2014 3:55 pm
Forum: General Discussions About the Mitchell Camera
Topic: Mitchell Cameras Sold at Hollywood Auction!
Replies: 8
Views: 3131

Re: Mitchell Cameras Sold at Hollywood Auction!

Mitchell BNC #232 sold on 5/17/2014 for $25,000. Final bid confirmed at the Profile in History web site, price realized details page.

Theodore Wilhelm
MitchellCamera.com administrator
by mitchellbnc
Wed Jul 16, 2014 3:20 pm
Forum: General Discussions About the Mitchell Camera
Topic: Focusing the Mitchell (the most published feature in Ads)
Replies: 3
Views: 986

Focusing the Mitchell (the most published feature in Ads)

One of the most unique features of the early Mitchell cameras was the was the rack over "focusing telescope" device. It seems odd today as most of us have grown up with reflex viewing as a fact of normal life, having never known any other way. But back in the day, you had to move the camera over to ...
by mitchellbnc
Fri Jul 11, 2014 2:59 pm
Forum: General Discussions About the Mitchell Camera
Topic: most special russian camera of the mitchell
Replies: 4
Views: 1575

Re: most special russian camera of the mitchell

Hello Boris and welcome to the forum, we are indeed in the US of A. Is the camera that you are referring to like the one below? They appear to be Russian copies of the Mitchell BNC.

Regards,
Theodore
by mitchellbnc
Thu Jul 10, 2014 1:44 pm
Forum: General Discussions About the Mitchell Camera
Topic: Mitchell Vistavision Camera #29
Replies: 13
Views: 3948

Re: Mitchell Vistavision Camera #29

Another shot of Debbie's fabulous VistaVision camera from the Profile in History auction catalog.
by mitchellbnc
Thu Jul 10, 2014 8:36 am
Forum: General Discussions About the Mitchell Camera
Topic: Mitchell Cameras Sold at Hollywood Auction!
Replies: 8
Views: 3131

Re: Mitchell Cameras Sold at Hollywood Auction!

More about the 1929 Mitchell Standard referenced above which sold at the Debbioor Reynolds auction: 804. Historic Mitchell NC Standard #257 35mm Camera used to shoot Dracula, Frankenstein, Pinocchio, Fantasia, and effects for Star Trek: The Original Series. (ca. 1920s-1930s) This historic Mitchell N...