Category: My Screening Room

Films that have passed through our projector gates!

Help Is (1971)

From the NFB website First aid at the roadside — a clear demonstration of what the first person, or persons, on the scene of a motor vehicle accident should do during those critical minutes before ambulance and police arrive. A comprehensive film, dealing not only with on-the-spot treatment of injuries, but with the individual responsibility […]

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Bad Cartoon Review Of The Month: Two By Two – GAC Forums Archives

A cartoon so bad it actually got its own director fired (I don’t buy that it was just because of its religious satire). Title: Two By Two Director: Howard Post Year: 1966 Follow the link and read the full review below! Source: Bad Cartoon Review Of The Month: Two By Two – GAC Forums Archives […]

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The Projector Stash

What’s in the current 8mm / super 8 projector stash at the Filmshows? (an almost complete representation) ……….and while we’re at it. A small sampling of projectors that have passed my way.

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Ontario on Super 8 – 1986

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TIFF.net | 2001: A Space Odyssey 70mm Presentation

2001: A Space OdysseyDirected by Stanley Kubrick (PG)One of the most revered films of all time, Stanley Kubrick’s science-fiction masterpiece about a doomed intergalactic mission is still “the ultimate trip.”70mm PRESENTATION! via TIFF.net | 2001: A Space Odyssey.

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Tarantula

It’s almost that time of year and what better way to celebrate than watching horror on film! So join me now for a little bit of 8mm terror as I countdown the days to All Hallows’ Eve! Tonight’s Presentation Tarantula 1955 Super 8 / 200′ BW Sound /  Universal 8 Ahh those crazy mad scientists. Our story […]

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Bride Of Frankenstein

It’s almost that time of year and what better way to celebrate than watching horror on film! So join me now for a little bit of 8mm terror as I countdown the days to All Hallows’ Eve! Tonight’s Presentation Bride Of Frankenstein 1935 Super 8 / 200′ BW Sound /  Castle Films There is a reason […]

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The Raven

It’s almost that time of year and what better way to celebrate than watching horror on film! So join me now for a little bit of 8mm terror as I countdown the days to All Hallows’ Eve! Tonight’s Presentation The Raven 1963 Super 8 / 200′ Color sound /  Ken Films Horror in the best tradition […]

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Shadow Of The Werewolf

It’s almost that time of year and what better way to celebrate than watching horror on film! So join me now for a little bit of 8mm terror as I countdown the days to All Hallows’ Eve! Tonight’s Presentation! Shadow Of The Werewolf 1971 aka (Werewolf vs The Vampire Woman) Super 8 / 200′ BW […]

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Equinox

It’s almost that time of year and what better way to celebrate than watching horror on film! So join me now for a little bit of 8mm terror as I countdown the days to All Hallows’ Eve! Tonight’s Presentation! Super 8 / 200′ BW silent edition. This is one of those films I  remember seeing […]

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I Was A Teenage Frankenstein

It’s almost that time of year and what better way to celebrate than watching horror on film! So join me now for a little bit of 8mm terror as I countdown the days to All Hallows’ Eve! Tonight’s Presentation! I Was A Teenage Frankenstein 1957 Standard 8mm / 200′ BW silent edition. / Ken Films […]

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Return Of Dracula

It’s almost that time of year and what better way to celebrate than watching horror on film! So join me now for a little bit of 8mm terror as I countdown the days to All Hallows’ Eve! Tonight’s Presentation! The Return Of Dracula 1958 (also known as The Curse Of Dracula) Standard 8mm / 200′ […]

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Plastacine Monsters on Super 8

Read about the super 8, monster making, film exploits in Cine 8-16 Magazine today! CelluloidFilm.de Many thanks to Eberhard Nuffer and Uwe Brengel of Cine 8-16 magazine for asking me to write about my Super 8 “monster epics” and the wonderful job on the article.A nice quality magazine dedicated to our favourite film gauges. My […]

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Custom Box Art – A DIY Method

The box art of 8mm films add to the fun of collecting digests. When the original box is missing I find it fun to create new box art. Most of the time I just find a good resolution image of the original artwork to recreate the box but sometimes new artwork is in order. Tools: […]

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My super 8 monster short from 1983

The classic Kodak box your film was returned in after processing. Circa 1983

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Halmar Enterprises Movie Equipment Paraphernalia

From the days when super 8 film could be bought at the local department store, here is a collection of paper paraphernalia from the (unknown until now!) Halmar Enterprises. Located in Niagara Falls, Ontario, this was a outfit run by a movie making couple. Lots of great stuff to download and read, Enjoy!  

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Elmo ST 800

The glorious Elmo St 800 with a collection of digests in the background.

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A Place to Stand (film)

A Place to Stand is a 1967 film produced and edited by the Canadian artist and filmmaker Christopher Chapman for the Ontario pavilion at Expo 67 in Montreal, Canada via A Place to Stand (film) – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This film was lent to me on 16mm. Below are a gallery of screenshots. Unfortunately […]

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Invasion Earth 2150 AD – Spaceship from Super 8 short

Spaceship built from cardboard for my 1983 super 8 sci-fi epic Invasion Earth 2150 AD.  An alien craft enters earth orbit and “beams” down a hideous creature to wreak havoc on earth! The ships of Star Wars were sometimes the influence when building these as can be seen by my nod to a certain Star Wars […]

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Destination Inner Space: Walton 1X400 BW Sound

Destination Inner Space – Terror From Another Planet (1X300) Terror Of The Deep (1X125) Walton Films 1X400 BW Destination Inner Space – Terror From Another Planet (1X300) Terror Of The Deep (1X125) Walton Films Destination Inner Space is one of those films found in many different retitled versions in the world of digests. These two […]

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