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" I'm not quite sure where the conversion is taking place, " . . . . . Well, let's see . . . . . If the movie was shot on film at 24 frames per second, and then wound up on analog videotape which is 30 frames per second ( okay, okay 29.97 fps ) the 24 film frames are scanned with the 3:2 " pulldown " scheme which repeats a couple or three of the film frames to fill out the 30 video frame count per second. Not until the wonderful world of " digital " did we have such a wealth of different frame rates to choose from . . . .