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Vintage Byron 16mm Metal film reel canister / container 14" round movie tin, Dutch, 1970s

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Vintage Byron 16mm Metal film reel canister / container 14" round movie tin from the archives of the Dutch film museum (Archief Nederlands Filmmuseum, now Eye Amsterdam). 

The sticker on the metal film reel canister says: "Charley's Tante", meaning "Charley's Aunt". A film version of Brandon Thomas' stage farce of confusion from 1892.
Multiple film versions have been produced over the years; we're not sure which one was in this movie canister (our guess is the 1956 adaptation by director Hans Quest.
Unfortunately the movie isn't there anymore – but while researching the story and movie adaptations we're on the "don't spend 90 minutes on this" side – so perhaps the canister might serve as a serving tray now? A highly decorative piece it is still!

Unlike the movie, this canister is in a nice vintage condition, with the right patina / wear / dents so to say.

More on the play "Charley's Aunt" on Wikipedia, opens in a new window.

Keywords: 16 mm Film Container Films Metal Box Photo Container Storage Round Box Lid

Condition: C • Fine condition.

Regular price €25.00 EUR
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Our guide for grading, unless stated otherwise in the product description, is:
A • Mint condition. This items has almost no sign of use or handling.
B • Near Mint condition. Some signs of use.
C • Fine condition.
D • Fair condition. This item displays noticeable wear but is still presentable.
E • Poor condition. The item shows noticeable wear which is distracting; but this item is unique in some way.

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