> If academics can save a bunch of old books together and call it a research
> library, then why can't they save a bunch of old films for distribution
> purposes? Who else is going to care?
>
> Maybe we should start throwing out all those silly old books,
> too.

Maintaining a film collection, and especially circulating it, is
considerably more complex than maintaining a collection of printed books.
Print inspection, damage repair, checking for vinegar syndrome, are all
issues.

I'll reply to David T. in a day or two. I agree about Cornell though.

Fred Camper
Chicago

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