icepics wrote: The Fotron by the Traid Corporation. Yes, I have one of these worthless cameras (because it's ridiculous sitting on a shelf! but has a cool midcentury vibe). I did not do like Marcy of Junk Store Cameras (see below) did opening the top of the camera, but I will take her word for it that's it an electrical nightmare inside. Nor did I plug mine in.
The company made their own proprietary cartridges using 828 film, which was the same size as 35mm but without sprocket holes to latch and advance the spool to be usable with any other camera made then. It came in a black square plastic box. You shot your film, mailed it in to be developed, got your pictures back, and bought more square plastic boxes of film to pop into the back of your camera. They were sold door to door.
edit- Oh, and I have the photo album or 'Pictorial Record' to go with it, but darn, no pictures came in mine...
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