Derran films in the U.K. releases a full-length print of Star Wars (1977) on Super 8. This is the only time that the the film is ever released in full to the public on film. It is on 4 600ft reels and is presented in scope. It sells for £289 (for the stereo...
Universal conducts a complete upgrade of their own home movie division by rebranding it as “Universal 8.”
Disney drops Hollywood Film Enterprises to create their own home movies label, releasing titles on the Super 8 format.
Kodak introduces Super 8 film stock. The film’s sprocket holes are made smaller, substantially increasing the frame size. The reel is also housed in a cartridge for easy loading into cameras. Mainly developed for shooting home movies.
A projector that used “magi-cartridges”. These cartridges housed short 8mm films and did not require threading. Believed to have inspired the videocassette.