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by milletfilms
Fri Oct 27, 2017 3:37 pm
Forum: General Discussions About the Mitchell Camera
Topic: filming with Mitchel NC199 at The Alamo movie set
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filming with Mitchel NC199 at The Alamo movie set

It was very cool to film at the original movie set designed by Oscar winner Alfred Ybarra, where John Wayne, director John Ford, cinematographer Bill Clothier, rancher Happy Shahan and a collection of actors (including Chill Wills, Richard Widmark, Laurence Harvey, Linda Cristal, etc.) filmed The Al...
by milletfilms
Fri Oct 27, 2017 2:33 pm
Forum: Mitchell Cameras - Wanted and For Sale
Topic: Wanted: Mitchell NC Matte Box Bracket Holder / Lens
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Re: Wanted: Mitchell NC Matte Box Bracket Holder / Lens

Ya... wasn't easy al ya'll know. Thanks to Richard Bennett (cinemagear.com) who kindly helped get the sidefinder and matte box assembly together. Richard also identified the odd matte box - that came with the NC199 purchase - as a Todd-AO made of sheet metal (evidently back in vogue in the 50s). Wit...
by milletfilms
Tue Aug 29, 2017 3:40 pm
Forum: Mitchell Cameras - Wanted and For Sale
Topic: Wanted: Mitchell NC Matte Box Bracket Holder / Lens
Replies: 3
Views: 1033

Wanted: Mitchell NC Matte Box Bracket Holder / Lens

Greetings: Like most new/old Mitchell camera owners, I'd like to complete a Mitchell NC 35mm camera package serial #199 with matching parts numbers. New to this forum, I'm a bit ashamed to say that this fine camera will initially be used as prop in a documentary film on how John Wayne and Happy Shah...