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Apollo 11 in 65mm

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This is an interesting article about the upcoming documentary Apollo 11:




Apparently an archivist from the US National Archives and Records Administration unearthed 165 source reels of Todd-AO 65mm footage documenting the Apollo 8 to Apollo 13 missions, with 61 directly relating to the Apollo 11 mission.


As the article writer comments: "It was like a family discovering a forgotten shoebox full of old Super 8 movies of major life events and departed friends—only the family was America, the movies were of theater quality, the event was one of the most important accomplishments in human history, and the departed friend was Neil Armstrong."


What an incredible find!

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"... we've never really had the opportunity..." Amazing the good things that can start with just a simple conversation. For everything there is a season. I will look forward to seeing this.

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I heard from Ron Mowrey many years ago some 70mm footage of the Apollo 11 launch existed. So this must be it. I'd love to see this in an IMAX theater on film, but may have to buy it on disc instead. Hope for a 4K version of this.

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