Behind the Lens - A Camera Goes to College

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Behind the Lens - A Camera Goes to College is a short film from 1940 released on 35mm. It is held in the Prelinger Archives collection.

Schlieren photography is a visual process that is used to photograph the flow of fluids of varying density. Invented by the German physicist August Toepler in 1864 to study supersonic motion, it is widely used in aeronautical engineering to photograph the flow of air around objects.

Behind the Lens - A Camera Goes to College
Produced byHandy (Jam) Organization
Handy (Jam) Organization
Distributed byHandy (Jam) Organization
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Shot List

  1. 06:05:33:04 06:05:35:20 LS movie theater audience watching love scene on screen
  2. 06:05:59:18 06:06:05:22 HA LS man walking by mowing lawn / PAN down to freshly cut grass
  3. 06:06:30:29 06:06:39:12 CU time-lapse photography of dandelions growing
  4. 06:06:39:19 06:06:49:23 LS time-lapse camera set up taking pictures at long intervals / flash of light for each picture
  5. 06:06:50:14 06:07:07:19 CU time-lapse photography of two roses blossoming at different rates / comparative study
  6. 06:07:16:23 06:07:25:27 LS PAN 2 men behind camera filming woman doing cartwheels + somersaults outside on grass
  7. 06:07:25:28 06:07:50:26 LS PAN woman doing a backward somersault outside on grass / high-speed photography
  8. 06:07:51:25 06:08:01:04 VS MS woman shooting arrow at target + hitting bull's-eye / high-speed photography
  9. 06:08:15:15 06:08:24:13 LS 2 sets of hands holding cat upside down + dropping it / cat landing on its feet / high-speed photography
  10. 06:08:25:09 06:08:45:02 HA LS PAN cameraman in helmet lying on platform attached to bumber of 1930s Chevrolet / second man stepping into car + driving off / man filming car's shocks for motion study
  11. 06:08:55:12 06:09:03:21 CU high-speed photography of front tire + shock absorber of car driving on bumpy road
  12. 06:09:03:23 06:09:07:23 ECU car tire driving over rocks on bumpy dirt road / absorbing shock
  13. 06:09:40:24 06:09:54:08 LS TS side view 1940 Chevrolet driving over wood blocks / motion study showing car's shock absorbtion
  14. 06:10:46:21 06:11:02:05 ANIMATION / diagram showing how Schlieren photography works / camera filming a lit match
  15. 06:11:03:13 06:11:15:28 ECU disembodied hand lighting match stick / rippling heat waves bursting out from match shown in schlieren photogrpahy
  16. 06:12:06:22 06:12:13:07 CU disembodied hands shaking / heat waves emanating out from hands shown through schlieren photography / AUDIO
  17. 06:12:13:09 06:12:18:27 CU disembodied hands in limp hand shake