As I read this thread I spot a roll of reversal panchromatic Ferrania on my shelf. £1.5s.8d. expired April '1969.
50 years ago...
Last time I read their website it seemed as if that they had fallen headlong into a 'Health and Safety' black hole. Bet that wouldn't have been a problem fifty years ago.
Bring back Cow Gum, spray mount and Calor gas fires in a freezing studio under the Heathrow flightpath full of cigarette smoke.
Surprisingly I am still alive.