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Tony Karp

Fifty years ago, I designed and built the computer-controlled zoom lens that was used to shoot the opening scene of The Godfather. This was the first piece of computer-controlled equipment used in the making of a major motion picture. The computer interface made it possible for the director or cameraman to easily set up a zoom by dialing the start... See full bio »

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