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This Is Cinerama (1952)

09/30/1952 (US) Documentary 1h 55m

Plunges you into a startling new world of entertainment

Overview

This is Cinerama is a 1952 full-length film designed to introduce the then-new widescreen process Cinerama, which broadens the aspect ratio so the viewer's peripheral vision is involved. This is Cinerama premiered on 30 September 1952 at the New York Broadway theatre, in New York City. The film includes scenes of the roller coaster from Rockaways' Playland, then moves on to a scene of the temple dance from Aida, views of Niagara Falls, a Viennese choir, scenes of the canals of Venice, a military tattoo in Edinburgh, a bullfight, more from Aida, a sound demonstration in stereo, scenes from the amusement park in Cypress Gardens, Florida for a water skiing sequence, and the playing of America the Beautiful as scenes are shown from the nose of a low flying B-25.

  1. Merian C. Cooper

    Director

  2. Gunther von Fritsch

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Lowell Thomas

    Lowell Thomas

    Narrator (voice)

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This Is Cinerama
This Is Cinerama

Status Released

Original Language English

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64

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