Nitrate Film

These films were shot on nitrate film stock, commonly used for motion pictures until 1951.  Nitrate was replaced with safety film as the former ran the risk of causing huge, deadly fires, especially when stored in mass quantities in archives, production houses and theatres.

‘Home talent' film made by Dallas-native and prolifi...
‘Home talent' film made by Dallas-native and prolifi...
‘Home talent' film made by Dallas-native and prolifi...
Footage of the composing room at the Houston Post and...
Footage of the American Maid Flour Mills in Houston
Footage of an oil well fire being fought by a team of...
Footage of rock jetties in Freeport, Texas as seen fro...
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