The Latham Loop – it prevented film from breaking – one of the most influential technical film developments of the 20th Century

Every now and then a seemingly small discovery changes an entire industry. So it was with the “Latham Loop”, the small, slack-forming loop that the film’s path takes just before it passes in back of a camera’s, or in front of a projector’s shutter. [see the illustration below] you can read more about this technology by clicking here

Illustration showing the

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