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How do you take out a roll of film when your done? its an olympus 2000

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First you have to rewind the film (some cameras rewind themselves automatically, but I don't think this is one of them). You do this with a little crank that unfolds from the top of the knob on the left of the camera's top plate (left as you hold the camera for shooting pics). You need to release the film first by pressing a recessed button on the bottom plate of the camera. Once the film is rewound into the canister, you open the door by pulling upwards on the little crank until the whole of the back of the camera opens up.

I am puzzled as to how you loaded the film in the first place without knowing that last bit.

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