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Film will not load

Took one roll of film. When trying to load another roll it will not load. Insead it rolls the film backward. have tryed several rolls of film.

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    I lost two films with this same camera, film seemed to snag, and does not pull. My last camera, Olympus did not have this problem. This a disgrace, because this is a Kodak Camera, which should be superior grade compared to its own competitors, and no name brand cameras. I pay $20 dollars for camera that does not load film correctly. Next one, I will buy something else.

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Took out the battery, then put it back in. The film then loaded properly.

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