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Mike, speaking to colleagues and Alf

"It was shot using prime lenses with a projection anamorphic lens* mounted in front, resulting in a squeezed image on the film,(I think it is a 2:1 squeeze). It is 16mm and the sound is Commag on the Print. We in think it’s a rush print, meaning he never got round to doing a proper graded print –

*the anamorphic lens was usually used for projection of 16mm reduction prints of Cinemascope movies.

/// Agree. While Diamond Jacks is a bit rough round the edges it's a great, ambitious concept that sadly despite his best efforts over many years Alf couldn't persuade funders to take to the next level. Maybe one day, someone can take it on! I have the scripts and designs and all manner of ephemera...

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