Babcock Theatre

2812 2nd Avenue N,
Billings, MT 59101

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Simplex E7 35mm Film Projector/Carbon Arc Lamphouse

In the 1940’s Babcock Theater installed 2 of These Simplex E7 35MM Projectors with Peerless Carbon Arc Lamp house. The E7 was Mfg from 1939-1947 and one of the most Popular Model Projectors used in Indoor Theaters across the Country. Considered Real Work Horses. These Projectors if maintained could go a Lifetime of Service. Used for close to 3 Decades before Digital Projection came about. 35MM Film is still considered by many to still be Superior to what is used to day. JIM NELSON was a Well Known Projectionist at the Babcock as well as other Theaters in Billings. When talking about Vintage Projection Equipment, He gave High Ratings for SIMPLEX Projectors …

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