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117: The Beauty And Danger Of Nitrate Film

117: The Beauty And Danger Of Nitrate Film

Episode 117: The Beauty And Danger Of Nitrate Film

Nitrate film contains a substance also used in explosives and if it catches film it can burn underwater. Join me for a tour of the projection booth at The Egyptian Theatre that was brought to fire code specification in order to screen highly combustible nitrate prints at the 2017 TCM Classic Film Festival.

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