First sold January 10, 1923
An excellent looking camera and Akeley Gyro Gear Head. Hand cranking
is coming back. At the moment of this writing a large budget American
action picture produced by 20th Century Fox, "Man on Fire",
is being filmed in Mexico. It is being directed by Tony Scott and
stars Denzel Washington, Christopher Walken and Dakota Fanning. It
is scheduled for release in 2004. There are often four to six cameras
covering the action on the set. Two of them are hand cranked cameras.
Yes, they are shooting hand cranked on a multi million dollar budgeted
major studio picture.