matte mystery

April 19th, 2011

From the BRANDON/FLEETWOOD film library collection, this strange matte for HIGHWAY PICKUP
6 short reels, each looks like this:

Nitrate print-through, many cement splices, but it’s just the same matte spliced together, head to tail, over and over.

Leader reads: MATTE TRAILER for B&H Automatic Sound Picture printing system

place directly over aperture

Any ideas what this is?  Get in touch!