Detail

Title ID 7752Collection ID873
TitleThe Magic Box
Date4 July 1967
CollectionMaurice Puttock
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurNon-fictionDocu-Drama
ThemeLeisure
KeywordsFilm Making Leisure Time Activities
Location
LocalLusaka
NationalZambia Africa
Credits
ProductionMaurice Puttock
CameraMaurice Puttock
EditorMaurice Puttock
FormatColour Sound
Duration00:04:21:07
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

This amateur educational style documentary, provides a humorous look at the inner workings of a cine-film camera, with its mechanical process, methods of operation and use of attachments. The film demonstrates a range of in-camera special effects including an animated sequence alongside general operational practices. The film was made at the film-maker's home in Lusaka, Northerna Rhodesia (Zambia).