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The Last Carbon Arc Projectionist in Chicago

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Published on Nov 16, 2011

Chicago's Gateway Theatre, now part of the Copernicus Polish Cultural Center, may not be the only theatre standing in Chicagoland with carbon arc projector lamps, but it's the last one that actually runs film on them. It doesn't happen very often but when it does, the man they call is Tim O'Neill. Tim O'Neill is Chicago's last carbon arc projectionist. Let's spend a few minutes with him as he preps and runs a show. No dialog, no interview, no narration. Just a slice of life of a booth worker.

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