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Rolling Stones 1968 - shot on what - BBC

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Watch this beautifully shot, vibrant clip....was wondering what it was shot on.....tech details if anyone knows?

looks like 16mm kodak stock to me but what the hell do I know hahaha....looks fantastic!!!!

a reviewer of the 'film' that's being sold said this...
This new release of the legendary Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus is only a slight upgrade to the original DVD/CD released in 1995. There is no new footage or commentary beyond the extras provided on the original release. Even the David Dalton essays are repeated. Oddly, the photo gallery from the original DVD is missing from this edition. Because this show was recorded in 1968, there is only so much that modern technology can do to improve the sound and visual quality. The colors on the video are noticeably brighter and cleaner, and the audio is just a bit more cleaner.

 

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Looking at the camera in shot it looks like a video/film system which was around at the time, This allowed you to use film cameras on studio TV camera pedestals as part of a multi camera set up. 

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1 hour ago, Brian Drysdale said:

Looking at the camera in shot it looks like a video/film system which was around at the time, This allowed you to use film cameras on studio TV camera pedestals as part of a multi camera set up. 

At 3:09.

Shot on 16mm (so 7251 or '54 which replaced it in 1968) and blown up to 35 for release, directed by Michael Lindsay-Hogg. It's not a BBC show- The Stones made it themselves.

Here:

https://variety.com/1996/film/reviews/the-rolling-stones-rock-and-roll-circus-1200447402/

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There appears to have been early experiments with video assist at the time. One was the Arriflex Electronic Cam system, which used a plumbicon tube instead of an optical viewfinder on an Arri 35 IIC in a blimp, this was used in a multi camera setup similar to TV cameras.

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Another 16mm stock used at that time was Ektachrome reversal 7255, It was a low contrast 25 ASA tungsten camera stock intended for creating prints.

Its replacement (7252) was used to shoot "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre" in 1974

Some info on the later stock, which was introduced in 1970.

 

 

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