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by marop
Tue Sep 09, 2014 9:22 am
Forum: General Discussions About the Mitchell Camera
Topic: Help identify this Mystery Mitchell
Replies: 4
Views: 2613

Re: The Great DP Hal Mohr and help identify mystery Mitchell

Hello again, yes, this could not be an NC. As the other poster said they were not made until 1932, 1931 at the earliest. The peanut motor position is attached to the upper left corner, as with a Standard. I have seen Peanut Motors attached to the center in some production photos, which I can not exp...
by marop
Wed Sep 03, 2014 10:02 am
Forum: General Discussions About the Mitchell Camera
Topic: Mitchell BNC Camera Construction -Personal Observations
Replies: 12
Views: 5209

Re: Mitchell BNC Camera Construction -Personal Observations

Hello Bruce and thanks for the great info on Mitchell BNCs. I am not in the industry but have interest and am a collector. I own a BNC which was owned by Paramount and converted to reflex by way of Pelical (for those that don't know what it is: a mirror reflex system that passes some of the light to...
by marop
Mon Aug 18, 2014 5:35 pm
Forum: General Discussions About the Mitchell Camera
Topic: Gifts for a Mitchell enthsiast
Replies: 6
Views: 2844

Re: Gifts for a Mitchell enthsiast

Just a note here, the magazine converted to a clock shown in the picture is actually not for a Mitchell but for a Bell & Howell 2709.

Mark
by marop
Fri May 23, 2014 11:06 am
Forum: General Discussions About the Mitchell Camera
Topic: Mitchell Cameras Sold at Hollywood Auction!
Replies: 8
Views: 4537

Mitchell Cameras Sold at Hollywood Auction!

Did everyone see the auction results at the recent memorabilia auction held by Profiles in History? It was the last group of stuff from Debbie Reynolds' collection. Sold were a Mitchell Standard made in 1929 and used by Universal, as well as a Mitchell BNC, 65mm and a VistaVision. They even sold jus...