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Would this 1946 assignment be banned today?

Toronto. Member George Dunbar has a warm spot for copyright and privacy issues. George sent me this brief article: In 1946, LIFE magazine hid photographer Yale Joel behind a two-way mirror in the lobby of a Times Square theatre. Joel … Continue reading

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From Darkroom to Daylight

  Toronto. PHSC received an email today from American author, filmmaker and photographer Harvey Wang. Harvey will be here at the Stephen Bulger gallery on Saturday, November 21, 2015 for a screening of his film and a book signing. Harvey … Continue reading

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An Early History of IMAX

Toronto. Back in the days when the inventors of Imax were developing a film for Ontario Place and before any first run theatres played Imax or before it became a means for first run movies, a small group of Seneca … Continue reading

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Can we digitize Super-8 film cameras?

Toronto. Hayes Urban, a designer in the South-Western USA, thinks we can. His idea is to make a digital version of Kodak’s ubiquitous Super-8 film cartridge, allowing the many Super-8 film cameras to live once again.

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Good-bye Camelot…

Toronto, November 22, 2013. Fifty years ago today Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas. Do you remember where you where? I was in a classroom across from the physics lab at Sir George Williams University (now part of Concordia) in downtown … Continue reading

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Hooked on History – The Magical Movie Machines

Toronto, October 16th, 2013. Hooked on History – The Magical Movie Machines Last Wednesday was Movie Night at the PHSC meeting, complete with free popcorn. President Mark Singer brought his VHS recorder and showed a really interesting old video.  The VHS … Continue reading

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Movie Night: The Magical Movie Machines

NEXT TORONTO MEETING: Wed, October 16, 2013. MOVIE NIGHT: The Magical Movie Machines. We have a treat tonight. This is a rare old video tape called “Hooked on History – The Magical Movie Machines“. It is a  45 minute video … Continue reading

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London before 1927

London, May 11, 2013. Thanks to ex-pat Stan White who sent me a note regarding a London Evening Standard article and images from a 1926-7 movie of London, England. The movie uses the experimental Friese-Greene [Frisse-Greene] process. The movie was … Continue reading

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Newsletter 13-2

Time goes fast when you are having fun…  or so the story goes. Here is another newsletter from our newsletter editor David Bridge. It is an interesting bit of reading introducing  our June speaker, another well known photographer, Richard Lautens. … Continue reading

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Notman’s Canada

NEXT TORONTO MEETING: Wednesday, Oct 17, 2012. Movie Night featuring Notman’s Canada This PTV movie is almost an hour in duration.It covers the most important Canadian studio from 1856 to the time of Notman’s death in 1891. To give an … Continue reading

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