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Todd Bieber Finds Owner of Missing NYC Blizzard Roll!

Do you still remember the incredible news of the lost film roll in New York early in the year? Well, it seems that Todd Bieber, the film maker who found the roll, has finally found the elusive owner!

Photo by elede

Talk about dedication! Todd Bieber’s story, which shot to fame with him finding an undeveloped roll of film in New York and going to the internet to look for its owner, has finally drawn to a close in what else but a happy ending.

Thousands and thousand of emails after publishing his original video, luck finally smiled on our intrepid analogue hero as he got a solid lead. In Paris.

Without thinking twice, Todd together with his girlfriend, hopped on a plane to Europe to meet the film roll’s mysterious owner. Towards the end of his trip in Europe, Todd himself left a mysterious undeveloped roll lying somewhere with a note and an invitation. If you yourself find it, be prepared for an adventure of a lifetime!

Watch his official video update:

Here’s the last update Bieber did before he found the owner:

written by cruzron

45 comments

  1. pavlov

    pavlov

    Its like a message in a bottle! Awesome!

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  2. fivedayforecast

    fivedayforecast

    Simply amazing!

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  3. paperplanepilot

    paperplanepilot

    i love this story.

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  4. cruzron

    cruzron

    shout out to Parisian lomographers! lets try to find that roll now! :D

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  5. elvismartinezsmith

    elvismartinezsmith

    warm feelings watching this!

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  6. mephisto19

    mephisto19

    great! and funny! "never try to drink as much as a tall german" hahahaha

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  7. rav_bunneh

    rav_bunneh

    lol. I wonder if this means we are all going to be leaving rolls of film laying about to be found. :3 Rather than geocaching it'll be like LomoCaching. haha. I'm glad he found the owner at last.

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  8. elvismartinezsmith

    elvismartinezsmith

    i definitely see the place where he put the film... it's in Montmartre, a parallel street (I would say Cité Veron) to the one where is the café des 2 Moulins (the one from movie Amelie).. But if he really let it here it was probably taken like 5 minutes after... Anyone found it les parigos??? :)

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  9. lighttomysoul

    lighttomysoul

    this is so incredibly awesomely FANTASTIC! I love it!

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  10. susielomovitz

    susielomovitz

    OH MY GOD! IT IS A MA ZING! OH MY! is this 100% true?

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  11. susielomovitz

    susielomovitz

    I LOVE IT! I'M IMPRSSED!

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  12. neja

    neja

    amazing , amazing story! really cheered me up!

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  13. neja

    neja

    and, the guy has a famous surname!:) are THEY related?:))

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  14. gim86bc

    i feel the touch in my hearth watch this video, it just lovely
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  15. susielomovitz

    susielomovitz

    hahahaha! hope not!

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  16. mattlongstaff

    mattlongstaff

    Great story. Nice film camera they used too. Great colours and DOF!

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  17. cruzron

    cruzron

    @neja - brrrr. hope not :P

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  18. coca

    coca

    i love this story!!! great ending for this amazing adventure

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  19. quaisoir

    quaisoir

    Haha hope not! Awesome story..

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  20. superlighter

    superlighter

    moving story! something like the book-crossing, we can do something similar, the film-crossing!

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  21. willyboy

    willyboy

    For a moment there I thought that Justin Bieber had been declared missing in a NYC blizzard. Everything was great in the world for just a second.

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  22. lomoteddy

    lomoteddy

    Love

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  23. dakadev_pui

    dakadev_pui

    OMG! great story

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  24. lomodevojka

    lomodevojka

    What a story :)! Looks like the beginning of the new movement in...in analog photography, art,...in our lives...
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  25. panelomo

    panelomo

    good stuff - nice one @cruzron :)

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  26. graefin

    graefin

    The story is so awesome!
    I hope someone has already found the roll and is looking at all the wonderful pictures!

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  27. weedos

    weedos

    Awesome. I love happy endings :-)

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  28. paper_doll

    paper_doll

    bloody hell, I'm crying.

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  29. vicuna

    vicuna

    Great story, and it's a happy end finally! :)) And I love the idea to make another one and leave it in a place to be discovered... :)))

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  30. kneehigh85

    kneehigh85

    Love this story!

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  31. upstart_thunder

    upstart_thunder

    SO SO SO SO SO glad I know know the outcome of this, I've been wondering about it for a while.

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  32. justinpierce

    justinpierce

    dude that is so lucky! Most other people would not have gone the great lengths you did to return that silly roll of film. Im impressed

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  33. maymosciaro

    maymosciaro

    I love this story!!!
    Wish I could find one of those!!

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  34. mightymouse

    mightymouse

    Sounds like an amazing adventure

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  35. pegawainegri

    pegawainegri

    so very inspiring story..:D
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  36. terica

    luv it! great story! :)
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  37. mikahsupageek

    mikahsupageek

    great story with a great first ending... sadly I haven't found that film :)

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  38. worried_shoes

    worried_shoes

    lovely!

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  39. ghidini

    ghidini

    holly shit!

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  40. kobehasanidea

    kobehasanidea

    Loved it! I hope that happens to me! But I hope the person isn't all the way across the world. >.<

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  41. pzjo

    pzjo

    Just Brilliant in every way.

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  42. boogieroxx

    boogieroxx

    Great story!!

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  43. minugia

    minugia

    This is a once-in-a-life-time story, so moving and inspiring! I am Federica, the blond italian girl you see on the video, Todd and his girlfriend drove all the way from Germany to stop in Turin for just one day. They are amazing people, I am so grateful to be part of this unique adventure, I think I've watched the video at least 20 times but I still get goosebumps!
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  44. gabysalas

    gabysalas

    @minugia, did you take any pictures while Todd and his girlfriend were with you? Share your story in our analogue lifestyle section!

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  45. minugia

    minugia

    I'm so sorry gabysalas, I've only read your message now. I did take one or two pictures indeed with my Sprocket Rocket but the film is still in! As soon as I finish it I'll be more than happy to share the photos with all of you. (I also took two picture with my reflex but I don't know if you are interested in them.)
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