U.S. National Archives

Abraham Zapruder

A photo of the Bell & Howell home movie camera used by Abraham Zapruder to film the shooting of President John F. Kennedy in 1963. 

The camera is a "Bell & Howell Model 414PD Zoomatic Director Series camera with a Varamat 9-27mm f1.8 zoom lens," according to the Sixth Floor Museum in Dallas.

(ARC Identifier 305171)

See our biography of Abraham Zapruder