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Beautiful mint condition 1962 Bell and Howell 8mm Zoomatic Director Series Movie Camera with its original black leather case which has a tan velveteen interior.

**The motor runs and the zoom does work! -- but this camera is being sold as an aesthetic object as I can't vouch for its functionality - or the availability of early Sixties 8mm cartridges!

Camera Maker: Bell & Howell [U.S.A.]
Model: 414 Director Series
Film Type: 8mm - 25ft or 50ft film roll
Film Speeds: ASA 10 to ASA 40
Running Speed: Single frame, 16fps and 48fps (slow motion.)
Lens: Bell & Howell Varamat f1.8-Telephoto/Normal/Wide Angle/Zoom Lens
Mechanism: Spring Motor
Fully Automatic "Electric-Eye"
Zoomatic Viewfinder with Zoom.

-Camera is 'duo speed' & has a slider with settings including 'animation' and 'slow motion'
-Original Bell & Howell 8mm cartridge empty spool inside.
-Zoom lens with a switch underneath marked 'Type A' and 'Haze'
-Switch to the left of the lens is marked 'automatic' and 'manual'.
-Zoom 'in' and 'out' keys located on top of camera body.
-Winding handle on the camera's left side extends out when in use and folds flat against the body when not in use.
-Includes original detachable wrist strap!

*The genuine black leather carrying case is fully intact, with only minor scuffs inside and out.

1962 Bell and Howell Zoomatic Optronic Eye Auto Load 8mm Movie Camera W/ LEATHER CASE


  • Vintage item from the 1960s
  • Materials: metal, glass, leather, vinyl
  • Only ships within United States.
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