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made in Chicago

Toronto. One of the most famous names in movies was Bell & Howell who made cameras and projectors ┬áin the windy city. The history of the company, once famous as the premier maker of movie cameras for Hollywood, is featured … Continue reading

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Filmos – well made movie equipment of yesteryear

Toronto. Bell & Howell was founded over a century ago in Chicago. Initially, it was famous for high end professional cameras and projectors. Over 80 years ago they introduced their Filmo marque on home model cameras and projectors. In later … Continue reading

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Bell & Howell Filmo Movie Camera Ad

Toronto. I mentioned yesterday that the colour ads in late 1945 magazines were actually drawings. This is an example using the then well known Bell & Howell Filmo camera. This ad was printed in the October 29, 1945 issue of … Continue reading

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