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Film stuck in camera

The other day I took my last shot and my camera proceeded to retract the film. Before it was finished it stopped and an 'E' appeared in the window. I am afraid to open up the film door and expose the film. If there any way to make sure the film is wound into the canister before I open it up? I own a Nikon n75. Thank you.

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First, replace the batteries, turn on the camera and try again. If that dose not work, you need to take the camera into a darkroom, a room that is 100% totally dark. The slightest light leak could fog your film. If you do not have a room in your house that you can make light tight during daylight, try doing this at night, Once you are in the darkroom, you will need to work by feel. Open the camera back and feel for the film magazine. If there is no film protruding, you are ok and can turn on the lights. If not, you need to pop the magazine out and use the protruding knob on the end to manually wind the film into the magazine while you alternately pull the film off the take-up spindle. Once all the film is in the magazine, you can turn on the lights.

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