Patent Number: 6,311,018

Title: Method of making respective prints of recorded images within successive film frames or alternatively of selected portions of the images

Abstract: A method of making respective prints of recorded images within successive film frames of a filmstrip or alternatively of selected portions of the images includes the steps of: determining whether a particular indication is present on the filmstrip which serves as a unique indication to look for a pseudo format indication within each film frame that a selected portion of a recorded image within the film frame is to be printed printing the recorded image within each film frame when the particular indication is determined not to be present on the filmstrip; determining whether the pseudo format indication is present within each film frame when the particular indication is determined to be present on the filmstrip; printing the selected portion of the recorded image within a film frame when the pseudo format indication is determined to be present within the film frame, or printing the recorded image within the film frame when the particular indication is determined to be present on the filmstrip, but the pseudo format indication is determined not to be present within the film frame.

Inventors: Lawther; Joel S. (East Rochester, NY)

Assignee: Eastman Kodak Company

International Classification: G03B 27/46 (20060101); G03B 17/24 (20060101); G03B 017/00 (); G03B 017/24 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018