Re: 3/4"-Umatic and 16mm Film Replacements

Stan Gilliam (
Tue, 10 Feb 1998 10:59:02 -0800

It sounds as though you are bending over backwards...and maybe beyond,
to accommodate your faculty.

Are any of them susceptible to being encouraged to find alternative titles
dealing with the same material?

At 08:36 AM 2/10/98 -0800, you wrote:
>I am in the process of compiling a extensive list of dying or dead
>3/4"-Umatic videos and 16mm films, dated 1960s, 70s, 80s, which are
>still faculty favorites and need replacement. I have searched the
>traditional tools such as Video Source Book and First Search
>(WorldCat). My guess is that I will be getting down to a hard core
>list of about 50-75 titles that appear to be "out-of-print" or
>Some of these titles might make it one more pass through the
>equipment for a transfer to 1/2"vhs. If I try all known sources and
>I also post these titles on this list in one last attempt to find a
>current distributor, hypothetically, would that be sufficient to
>justify making a 1/2"vhs copy for our shelves and destroying the old
>Eagerly await your thoughts.