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Help developing a Kodacolor-X roll of film? Answered

I have a roll of Kodacolor-X Color Negative film, and I know that they won't develop this in a normal lab with the rest of the C-41 rolls, so I need some help.

All the information on the roll is read as:
Process C-22
Kodacolor - X
CX 135-20
ASA 80 - 20 DIN
24 x 36mm

Does anyone know a way or a place I can get this process C-22 developed? Please let me know. Thanks!


A quick Google search came up with the following: apparently you can use black-and-white developing with C-22. If C-41 chemicals are used, they essentially bleach the negative.

Blue Moon Camera in Portland, OR (http://www.bluemooncamera.com/Kodachrome_BW_developing.php) applies the above B&W process. They require prepayment of the developing cost.

Have you had a look at developing colour negs with COFFEE? Silly as it sounds try googling that and you may be happily surprised

Fujicaman C-22 and C-41 processing are NOT interchangeable !! C-22 was phased out by around 1976-1977, so your film must predate that time period.

The only lab in America that still processes C-22 is somewhere near Denver,and they only do it when they have enough film to justify making up a batch of chemicals. So,if you sent them your film,it could be months before you got it back.
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There are some specialist labs that will process films requiring obsolete processes. When I was working at a photo lab we would sometimes get the odd C22 or E4 film, we could not process these but we did have details of a lab that could process them:
There is also a Canadian lab called Film Rescue International:
These services are not quick as they like to get enough films of the same type so that they can process a batch in one go.

I was just searching a bit more on this and it seems that some people have had problems with www.processc22.co.uk/
See comments here:

You might need to call around to the local pro camera shops - if any exist anymore
http://photo.net/film-and-processing-forum/00Zix1 old discussion means it would be even harder to find someplace now.

There's a Powell Camera right by my house, but even they said that they wouldn't be able to develop it. Do you think it would be possible to develop myself?
I'd just need to know which chemicals to get because they probably differ from the C-41 process, I assume.