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Cinerama
Cinerama
Adventure is a 2002 documentary about the history of the Cinerama
Cinerama
widescreen film process. It tells the story of the widescreen process' evolution, from a primitive multi-screen pyramid process to a Vitarama format that played a big part in World War II, to the three-screen panoramic process it eventually became. The film includes interviews with surviving cast and crew who personally worked on the Cinerama
Cinerama
films, plus vintage interviews with late creator Fred Waller. To simulate the Cinerama
Cinerama
experience for The Cinerama
Cinerama
Adventure, a special three-panel telecine process termed SmileBox (a registered trade mark of C.A. Productions), was developed by video and film expert Greg Kimble for use in this film; it was later utilized for TV broadcasts and Blu-ray releases of Cinerama-formatted films such as This is Cinerama
Cinerama
and How the West Was Won. It was written, produced, directed, edited and narrated by David Strohmaier; produced by Randy Gitsch; executive produced by David's wife, Carin-Anne Strohmaier; and was presented in association with the American Society of Cinematographers. The running time is 97 minutes. In 2008, the documentary was released as an extra feature on the DVD and Blu-ray releases of the movie How the West Was Won by Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Interviews:

Carroll Baker Joe Dante Otto Lang A. C. Lyles Leonard Maltin David Raksin Debbie Reynolds Russ Tamblyn Lowell Thomas, Jr. Mike Todd, Jr. Eli Wallach

External links[edit]

Cinerama
Cinerama
Adventure on IMDb Cinerama
Cinerama
Adventure website

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Films

Three-panel

This Is Cinerama (1952) Cinerama
Cinerama
Holiday (1955) Seven Wonders of the World (1956) Search for Paradise (1957) South Seas Adventure (1958) Windjammer (1958) The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm (1962) Holiday in Spain (1962) How the West Was Won (1962) The Best of Cinerama (1963) Cinerama's Russian Adventure (1966)

70 mm

It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963) Circus World (1964) Mediterranean Holiday (1964) The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965) The Hallelujah Trail (1965) Battle of the Bulge (1965) Khartoum (1966) Grand Prix (1966) Custer of the West (1967) 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) Ice Station Zebra (1968) Krakatoa, East of Java (1969) Song of Norway (1970) The Great Waltz (1972)

Fisheye

To the Moon and Beyond (1964)

Venues

Present: Cinerama
Cinerama
Dome Pictureville Cinema Seattle Cinerama Former: Indian Hills Theater

People

Merian C. Cooper Hazard E. Reeves Lowell Thomas Mike Todd

Related

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Adventure Cinerama
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Releasing Corporation Kinopanorama Multi-image Polyvision Super Panavision 70 Ultra Panavision 70 Todd-AO process Waller Gunnery Trainer

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