A roll of completely exposed Kodak Verichome film from over 70 years ago sits waiting to share its secrets.
After wrestling the film from the spool and into a processing tank, the chemical process can begin.
Once dry, the film gives up a story told only in images.
Overlapping exposures from a possibly malfunction camera populate the strip.
Fogging from years of radiation cloud the frames and soften the pictures.
With just a few simple chemicals, the power and persistence of analog capture is demonstrated nearly seventy years later.
Kodak HC-110, Dilution B. 8 minutes. Cold 62F.
Nearly 70 years after initial exposure, the film reveals its contents in a bath of modern Kodak hc110.
Tank loaded. Now processing.
About to load the tank with pre-1946 exposed film for processing.
“Fresh” Isopan & Isochrom from the 40’s.
AGFA = Always Great Film, Always.