In December 1921 they brought out the fine film system Pathé Baby at Pathé. It consisted of the home projector Pathé - Baby, Accessories and commercially available reducing copies of productions from his own film distribution. It is the 9.5 - mm film ( Nine and a half ), three the older Pathé Kok film of 28.5 millimeters in width ( 1.125 "). The raw stock is so cut to the nominal width of 9.525 mm. Mittelperforation allows exploiting almost the entire film width.
1922 brought the Pathé 9.5 mm film camera Pathé - Baby on the market, a simple crank device with controlled gripper and guillotine closure for nine yards movie in bakelite sheet steel loaders. The cheap camera was considerably widespread in France, England, Germany and Switzerland. In Germany, the representation was in Dusseldorf, called the devices " Pathé - Kinlein ".
1919-20 had Charles Pathé and George Eastman about the huge untapped domestic market entertain and agreed to place only safety film in circulation, should develop appropriate activities. 9.5 - mm film was invariably safety material, on the other hand, there was little 16- mm film on flammable carrier.
Because 9.5 - mm film is a durable film format and an exceptionally high material utilization allows, this format is still made from film amateurs from 16 -mm film stock and used.
9.5 - mm film of different manufacturers
- Pathé, Vincennes
- Lumière, Lyon
- Eastman Kodak, Chalon -sur -Saône
- Ferrania, Italy
- Perutz, Munich
- Gevaert, Mortsel: Ortho Reversal, 23 ° Scheiner, anti- halo 100%; Panchro Super Reversal, 26 ° Scheiner; Panchro Microgran Reversal, 23 ° Scheiner; positive; Duplicating negatives, Duplicating Reversal (all 1942)