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Chronicle of a CameraThe Arriflex 35 in North America, 1945-1972$
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Norris Pope

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9781617037412

Published to University Press of Mississippi: March 2014

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781617037412.001.0001

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Advantages of Portability

Advantages of Portability

The Early Postwar Years

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(p.14) Chapter 2 Advantages of Portability
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Chronicle of a Camera
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Norris Pope

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University Press of Mississippi
DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781617037412.003.0002

This chapter describes the use of the Arriflex 35 in the early postwar years. The camera’s international reputation grew during World War II as a result of the high-quality wartime and combat footage taken with it by German cameramen. As German cameramen and their equipment fell into Allied hands, the U.S. military commissioned an imitation—the Cineflex—in order to take advantage of the reflex viewing system, After the end of the war, Arriflex 35mm cameras began appearing in the used-camera market in North America. The 35mm Arriflex was also used extensively as a news camera, first for theater newsreels and later for television news broadcasts.

Keywords:   Arriflex 35, 35mm cameras, Cineflex, German cameramen, Allied forces, news cameras

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