Preservation of a 1918 35mm film

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Preservation of a 1918 35mm film

Unread post by johnr2 » Sun May 18, 2008 3:50 pm

I was recently in our local museum and found that they have a 1918 film (in a 10" canister) of local events in our area in their freezer. They checked out only a few frames and found it to be in good condition. They don't even know completely what is on the film as they've only looked at the start. They'd love to preserve the film and have it available to view. Their concern is that they suspect it is nitrate film and therefore difficult to transport and they would like to deal with a local company. Does anyone know of a company in the Vancouver, BC Canada area that can handle nitrate film?

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Unread post by silentfilm » Sun May 18, 2008 4:00 pm

Have you tried contacting the City of Vancouver archives?

Have you tried contracting the British Columbia archives? ... vingim.htm

Here's a list of all of the Canadian archives...

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