Made by Revere Camera Corp., Chicago, IL
Revere Eight, model 99
Metal, rubber, leather
This eight-millimeter camera was designed for filming home movies, an American pastime that provided hours of enjoyment, as all the camera advertisements promised. A camera and projector could be purchased with installment payments from department stores like Montgomery Ward, which also offered Revere eight-millimeter film with processing and return postage included.
Gift of Helen W. Hackett, Jacksonville, IL (1990.8.2)
© Illinois State Museum 31-Dec-96