FILM LEADERS COLLECTION
Film scans of authentic countdowns and leaders for Vintage Film Effects. What you would usually find on the internet are cheap imitations created with motion graphic softwares but this is the real thing. Most of them probably made the drive-ins in the 40’s, 50’s, 60’s or 70’s, so you’re buying film history.
A film leader is a length of film attached to the head or tail of a film to assist in threading a projector or telecine. Leader attached to the beginning of a reel is sometimes known as a head leader, or simply head, and leader attached to the end of a reel known as a tail leader or foot leader, or simply tail or foot.