Richard A. Gregory: Notebook Entry for May 26, 1936

Gregory documents the technical specifications employed during filming, including the distance of the camera, the aperture of the lens, the number of lamps, and their distance from the subject. He also states that the film used is Kodachrome 16 mm for "artificial lightning."

From Richard A. Gregory, "Rough Notes" [MSBZ004-02-01-112]

May 26th 1936

Whole or part figure of Christ (half-speed)
Distance - 10 feet
f. 2.8. (15 mm wide angle lens)
3 lamps (500 each)
all at 7 feet away from figure
faded out of figure and faded in the head of Christ. Half-speed
f. 2.8 (25mm angle lens)
10 feet distance
3 lamps of 500 each
at distance of 7 feet
from head fade out + cut.

May 26th 1936

figure of Constantine taken of distance of 10 feet
f. 2.8
3 lamps at 7 feet away (500 each)
fade out and fade in of head. Distance 10 feet
f. 2.8.
3 lamps at 7 feet away (500 each lamp)
fade out, fade in of head of Zoe
distance 10 feet
f. 2.8
3 lamps at 7 feet away (500 each)
Camera was then moved in a downward action, and showed the large section where mosaics have fallen (same exposure)

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For making Kodachrome pictures by daylight using Kodachrome film TYPE (A) apply to dealer for (16m) special instructions ([Other handwriting] Must have special Book)
(important)
we are using Kodachrome film 16mm
(for artificial lightning)

       

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