Early Eighties 35mm Theater Projectionist Training Video


In this video produced by the military for training 35mm theater protectionists at military base theaters in the early 1980’s. The video is just under and hour, but it is chock full of information and history. Watching this video “you will learn all about film inspection, splicing, cleaning and maintenance for projector and sound heads, proper threading, operation and maintenance of carbon arc lamp houses.”

Get ready to learn about what has become a dying art form.


Garry Vander Voort

Editor/Podcaster at Retroist
The Retroist is like a BBQ on a bun without the bones. You're only human daddy. Chomp!

Latest posts by Garry Vander Voort (see all)

Subscribe to the Retroist Newsletter

* indicates required

Leave a Reply