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===External Links===
===External Links===
* [http://filmforever.org/chap3.html "Know Your Enemy: Damage and Decomposition"] from [http://www.filmforever.org Film Forever]
* [http://www.folkstreams.net/vafp/ Video Aids to Film Preservation]
* [http://www.folkstreams.net/vafp/ Video Aids to Film Preservation]

Revision as of 17:15, 20 November 2013

For each type:

  • Description
  • Photograph
  • Recommended treatment


  • Scratching (emulsion vs. base, soundtrack scratches)
  • Broken perfs
  • Edge damage
  • Warping
  • Shrinkage
  • Brittleness
  • Creasing
  • Dirt, oil, residue (see also "cleaning film")
  • Bad splices
  • Burned frames and blistering
  • Emulsion deterioration
  • Color fading
  • Vinegar syndrome
  • Printed-in damage

See also:

  • Disasters category? (stuff like busted shipping reels, telescoping or missing cores, film spills...)
  • Causes of film damage

External Links