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The Jiger

Posted: 27th February 2015 by Paul in Film, Technology

While transferring some 8mm films shot by my wife’s late grandfather, I came across this clip which was spliced onto the head of one of the reels. It seems to be promo footage of the Jiger, a Canadian invention that was the world’s first production all-terrain vehicle. I understand that at one point the U.S. […]

Editing Quad Video Tape

Posted: 29th June 2012 by Paul in Technology
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Vintage instructional video on how to edit quad video tape (the proper seamless way.) I’m assuming this was probably produced for internal use at the BBC.