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How to load the film

My 93yr old father-in-law recently passed away; He left a box full of movies that he used to show on the Bell projector, (Bell&Howell Autoload 245 8mm) about 130 of them. Most have nothing but woods or rivers. It costs a fortune to have the film converted as I just paid $120 for 2 reels full of nothing but woods in Michigan and N. carolina

I would like to see what's on the reels before I take them to a shop again, but have no idea how to load the film in the projector. I have no use for this worthless thing besides casting away the useless reels so would rather not pay scalpinng prices to Ebay people who claim to sell the manual but won't guarantee that it has ''the film loading procedure''.

Any help with the film loading sequence possible?


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Http:// This is the cheapest I could find for your actual owners manual. I hope it helps. Steve

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