London, South Kensington
25 July 2007
Cinematographic camera no. 265
E.F. Moy Ltd., London; 35mm., wood body with brass fittings, viewing through the film, hand-crank operating an eccentrically-grooved cylinder with rack-and-pinion gearing for back and forth movement of the claw, two 32-tooth sprockets with wood guard rollers, two internal wood magazines, brass casting MOY & BASTIE'S PATENT, NO. 4534 1909, a Hermagis Objectif Cinema no. 42952
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Moy and Bastie's 1909 patent camera used vertically-mounted internal 400ft. film magazines, viewing through the film, and film transport operated by a so-called 'drunken screw' movement.
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