Here is the projector loaded with a reel of film.
there is a tricky metal flap between the projector arms that needs
Hinged for the loading of film through the gate and unhinged to hold the film flat on gate for projection playback
Put in Hinged position (shown here) for the loading of film through the gate
Thread the film through the sprockets following the guide lines in red. Make sure the film sprockets are on the correct side. Only one side of the film has sprockets.
Here is the guide of how to load the film. Follow the red arrows in this diagram as well as the red lined arrows on the projector itself.
Close up of the lower winding path that is confusing -
NOTE YOU DON'T HAVE TO DO THIS PART OF THE WIND PATH UNLESS YOU HAVE AUDIO ON THE FILM BUT IT DOESN'T HURT TO DO IT.
Film out to To Take up reel
Make sure all the gates are locked
Final loaded film setup for reference.
This is the lever that controls the film playback. Pull forward to play film forward and all the way over to get the Lamp to turn on.