CLASSIC FILM STUDIO LIGHT MADE BY BEATTIE LIGHTS A DIVISION OF OTTO K. Olesen was the first to provide lights for shooting motion pictures inside a studio. Hollywood's original illumination engineer was inducted into the scandinavian american hall of fame in california, at the nordic spirit symposium.
Olesen, who died in 1964, emigrated from denmark to california in 1911 as a 20-year-old college graduate. He was the first to provide lights for shooting motion pictures inside a studio.
He went on to become the first lighting engineer for the hollywood bowl and los Angeles coliseum. He provided the lighting for the 1927 grand opening of grauman's chinese theater in hollywood and the 1937 opening ceremony of san francisco's golden gate bridge, which utilized 500 searchlights fed by 30 miles of cable. The light has been superbly engineered, and features a die cast ventilated body, 360 degree rotation, Iconic circular design and an internal reflector. The spot light has been professionally polished to a bright mirror finish by a specialist British company.
The finish is to an extremely high standard. We take pride in the finished result as the light represents a unique and rare piece of design history. The Light gives a soft beam spread for feature lighting. The Light is presented on a handmade classic wooden tripod.The tripod features height adjustable legs with rich detailed fittings. The height range is adjustable from 75cm to 170cm and is ideal for all floor types.
The light has been professionally re-wired with 3 core silk braded lighting flex and fitted with a high quality CE approved inline foot dimmer switch. The dimmer switch allows for the light to be turned on or off with the press of a button, or to change the brightness from a warm glow to bright spot light with the sliding control.The dimmer also features a night location neon indicator. The light has been converted for home or office use and takes regular household light bulbs up to 100 watts, we also had a deluxe vintage style Bakelite plug fitted (BS1363/A). This light has been fully pat tested by a certified tester for electrical safety and meets with the current British safety requirements. The light is a rare and original British Industrial design classic, passionately restored and looking for a new home. The light looks great in modern or period homes or for the finishing touch in an executive office.
This is an iconic statement piece that will appreciate in value over time. Original 1930's Film Light. 3.5 Meter Black Vintage Silk Braded 3 Core Cable with Inner plastic shield. CE Approved High Quality Dimmer Foot Switch. Standard Filament Bulb (100 Watts).
We are responsible for achieving good environmental practice and operating in a sustainable manner. We are committed to reducing our environmental impact and continually improving our environmental performance. We only use suppliers who do the same, as we have duty of care towards future generations. The new packaging we use for sending your light is sourced with environmentally based ethics and will be eco-friendly and recyclable.
This Lamp has been carefully restored to a very high standard. The item "VINTAGE 1930'S HOLLYWOOD MOVIE FILM THEATRE LIGHT ANTIQUE FLOOR LOFT LAMP EAMES" is in sale since Wednesday, April 1, 2015. This item is in the category "Antiques\Periods/Styles\Art Deco". The seller is "antcollworld" and is located in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey.
This item can be shipped worldwide.