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Re: Santilli Knew 'Tent Footage' Was a Fraud?

From: moviestuff@cyberjunkie.com
Date: Wed, 27 Jan 1999 21:11:58 +0000
Fwd Date: Thu, 28 Jan 1999 05:29:16 -0500
Subject: Re: Santilli Knew 'Tent Footage' Was a Fraud?


>From: Bob Shell <bob@bobshell.com>
>Date: Wed, 27 Jan 1999 08:03:46 +0000
>Fwd Date: Wed, 27 Jan 1999 20:17:28 -0500
>Subject: Re: Santilli Knew 'Tent Footage' Was a Fraud?

>>From: Roger Evans <moviestuff@cyberjunkie.com>
>>Date: Tue, 26 Jan 1999 14:02:23 +0000
>>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <updates@globalserve.net>
>>Subject: Santilli Knew 'Tent Footage' Was a Fraud?


>The cartridge load 16 mm cameras were originated by Kodak as a
>way to lock the user in to Kodak film, since that was the only
>film available in the cartridges.

<snip>

>I did not say anything about unusual pitch of sprocket holes.
>The spacing of sprocket holes changed at some point in the 50s
>(I have the exact data somewhere) when Kodak went to a new
>system to make the holes.  It had changed a few times earlier as
>well.  By using a special guage Kodak can determine the rough
>age of film from this spacing.

Sorry, Bob. My mistake. I misunderstood your previous post which
read:

>I submitted the portion which had been processed to Eastman
>Kodak for identification, and they verified that it had been
>correctly developed, and from the edge markings and sprocket
>spacing (which changed at several points) positively
>identified it as 1945 production.

I took the the phrase "(which changed at several points)" to
mean, literally, just that. I could not understand why the pitch
would change or be different within the same strip of film! As
you can imagine, the only thing that would come close to
matching that description would, in fact, be unsplit regular
8mm. It would have been 16mm wide but with twice as many
sprocket holes!

Now I understand. Thanks. :)

Was there anything usable (that Santilli didn't keep!) <G>

Later,

Roger Evans


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