Contacting a local film archive is the best thing.
Its too dangerous to keep a nitrate if you don't have the right conditions.
Still too risky if you have.
There are ways of getting rid (destroy in a safe way) of a nitrate but you
need someone experienced.
I don't recommend transporting it.
'Because it releases it's own oxygen as it burns. The Fumes are toxic.'
2012/2/18 Steven Gladstone <ste...@gladstonefilms.com>
> On 2/18/12 11:25 AM, Tom Whiteside wrote:
> A nitrate fire is unstoppable.
> Because it releases it's own oxygen as it burns. The Fumes are toxic.
> I've a large roll I rescued from a film with a plot point of burning
> down an old film lab.
> How do I get it to someone who would like it?
> It's sealed and in the freezer.
> Steven Gladstone
> New York Based Cinematographer
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