Regular 8mm Film Camera - Kodak Brownie 8mm Movie Camera (Vintage)
Kodak Brownie 8mm Movie Camera
The Brownie 8, 8mm movie camera was one of the early plastic bodied Kodak movie cameras. It is a low-priced quality clockwork-driven camera with a fixed-focus f/2.7 13mm Kodak Cine-Ektanon lens. The exposure is set using the dial around the lens, either by f/number or symbols for the light conditions.
- Kodak Brownie 8mm Camera
- Electric Flood Lights w Bulbs
- Original Box
Does not include movie film
Camera will only shoot Double 8 film - Camera will not shoot Super 8 or 16mm film.
MANUFACTURER: Kodak USA
INTRODUCTION DATE: 4/60
STANDARD LENSES: Cine-Kodak Ektanon 13mm f/2.7
SPEED: 16 frames / second
SHUTTER: 1/30th Sec
VIEWFINDER:folding Sports Viewfinder
FILM: 8 mm (Order film here)
Only one simple setting is necessary, i.e., to rotate the lens hood according to the exposure setting for bright days, dull days, sun or shade. (We recommend using light meter or Black Cat Exposure Guide based on the film ISO and the 1/30th sec shutter speed.)
Just aim and shoot. Loading the 8mm. film is simple. The fast f/2.7 13mm. Kodak Ektanar Lens has a continuously variable diaphragm.
Standard-thread tripod socket, for mounting camera on a tripod, also permits use of Kodak Movie Light for indoor movie making.
above: Michael Raso explains Double 8mm film.
Takes 25 ft. rolls of Double 8 8mm film. Movie Film. After processing this gives 50 ft. of film for projection (about 4 minutes showing).
Spring-driven, smooth and quiet running. When fully wound it will expose feet of film, with a positive “cut-off” at end of run. Fast crank-wind handle folds neatly away when not in use.
Footage Meter: Sets automatically when film is loaded into camera
Need film developing only?
Send your film to Yale Film and Video.
Please note that this camera is tested before shipping to you.. Camera is vintage and may have a few scuffs and/or physical imperfections. These imperfections will not affect performance. Due to the cameras age, we can not guarantee the life of he camera motor. The flood lights were tested before shipping and not guaranteed.