Does any one have any information on the types of mics that were used on film sets during the 60's and 70's? Here's a screen shot from Bergman's Persona...Anyone know what kind of mic this is?
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I agree with Utopia that it's an old AKG, although it looks like it's possibly attached to a Fisher Boom (JL Fisher), albeit an old one.
If I had to guess, I'd say it's some sort of old AKG mic. Looks a lot like a C12 but with extra grills at the tip.
That doesn't look like a mic they were using for booming. Looks just like they were using it as a close-up side-address announcer or VO mic. What is he doing in the pic?
As for mics in the 50s and 60s, as far as I know, they used Ribbons on sets for a long time.
But what do I know... I'm still a young'un.