PHOTOGRAPHY: Quickie Motion Pictures

Beginning soon, a wedding photographer carrying a $189 movie camera loaded with super 8-mm. film will be able to take sound motion pictures of the bride's arrival at church and have the movie ready to show at the reception. Films of football games will be developed quickly enough for a coach to deliver a motion-picture critique at half time. Amateur cinematographers may even be able to drop off film at a drugstore, take a fast coffee break, and then pick up the finished footage.

In the race to introduce the first instant movie film, Eastman Kodak Co. last week took a...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!