Re: kodachrome!

From: Daniel Brummel (email suppressed)
Date: Thu Jun 22 2006 - 14:38:52 PDT

Any way to get the FRAMEWORKS mailing list sent in digest mode
instead of individual messages?

Otherwise I need to be removed....


Daniel Brummel
Ozma / Coptic Records
P.O. Box 24457
Los Angeles, CA 90024
ph: 646-265-8135

On Jun 21, 2006, at 4:03 PM, Pip Chodorov wrote:

> They are not making more but are selling out their stock. Try
> different cash and carry desks, or ask who else retailed it.
> The real story behind why Kodak wanted to phase out Kodachrome is
> that it was the only stock made in their French factory in Chalon,
> which closed last year. Chalon primarily cut down wide rolls sent
> from Rochester for the European market; they also made x-ray film,
> and they made Kodachrome. Kodak felt it was not worth moving
> Kodachrome production to Rochester; the machines were old and they
> only sold 100,000 cartridges a year anyway and it was expensive to
> keep Lausanne going, so there was no profit in it. It's too bad
> they didn't decide to actually market it instead of discontinuing
> it - the best publicity Kodachrome got was when it was
> discontinued; nobody knew it still existed, and today people tell
> me they heard Super-8 is discontinued (all super-8, not just k40,
> which of course isn't true), so Kodak is even more out of touch
> than ever with their consumers.
> There is money in Kodachrome if somebody wants to make it. Kodak
> doesn't know how.
> -Pip
>> Pip-- a month ago I was told by Kodak that 16mm Kodachrome was
>> also no longer available. Is this mistaken?? I'd love to get my
>> hands on some...
>> Vera
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