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70mm Cinemas And 70mm Films In San Francisco, USA

All 70mm film lists
Compiled by: Michael Coate and William Kallay (Copyright 2003) Date: August 21, 2003
Part 1: "The Cinemas"

The list below includes the names of the commercial motion picture theatres equipped for 70-millimeter (5-perf wide gauge) film presentation in the San Francisco, California, USA region (the "Bay Area"). What follows the theatre list is a year-by-year summary of the films exhibited in 70mm format in those theatres. Note that the list of theatres is not a listing of venues currently in operation that have 70mm presentation capability. Instead, this is a historical list which documents those theatres with 70mm capability at one time or another from the introduction of Todd-AO in 1955 to the present. Many of the theatres listed are closed or have been demolished. Many, however, are currently in operation and may still have 70mm projection capability. The theatres have been identified sans owner/chain/circuit, and are arranged alphabetically based on city, community or recognized place. The owners, however, have been identified in the film list based on the time of the engagement.

BERKELEY
Berkeley
California

BURLINGAME
Hyatt

CAMPBELL
Pruneyard

CORTE MADERA
Cinema / Cinema 1

DALY CITY
Plaza

FAIRFAX
Fairfax

FREMONT
Cinedome 7 East
Fremont Hub

HAYWARD
Festival
Hayward 5

MILPITAS
Milpitas 10

MOUNTAIN VIEW
Century 10

NEWARK
Cinedome 7 West

OAKLAND
Century 21
Grand Lake
Piedmont

PALO ALTO
Palo Alto Square Twin
Stanford

PINOLE
Century

PLEASANT HILL
Century

REDWOOD CITY
Century Park 12
Movies
Redwood 6

SAN FRANCISCO
Alexandria
Alhambra
Castro
Cinema 21
Coronet
Empire
Fox Parkside / Parkside 
Galaxy
Golden Gate Cinerama / Golden Gate / Golden Gate 1
Golden Gate Penthouse / Golden Gate 2
Kabuki 8
Metro
Movies
Northpoint
Orpheum Cinerama / Orpheum
Presidio
Regency / Regency I
Regency II
Regency III
Royal
St. Francis
United Artists
Warfield

SAN JOSE
Berryessa 10
Century 21
Century 22
Century 23
Century 24
Century 25
Town & Country
United Artists

SAN RAFAEL
Northgate
Regency

SAN RAMON
Crow Canyon

SANTA CLARA
Cinema 150

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO
Century Plaza 8

Further in 70mm reading:

70mm Cinemas in Denmark and the first 70mm film

CDS Cinemas

Cinemas woldwide capable of showing 70mm 5-perf.

70mm Cinemas In The Twin Cities

70mm Cinemas In Salt Lake City, USA

70mm Cinemas In Phoenix, USA

70mm cinemas in Southern California

70mm Cinemas In Detroit, USA

70mm Cinemas And Films In Chicago, USA

Internet link:

(S) = Short film

Part 2: "The Films"

 
1956

February 17:
Oklahoma!
Todd-AO / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: UA Coronet

Includes Northern California Premiere on February 16

Also see 1962, 1966 & 1983 re-issue entries


December 27:
Around The World In Eighty Days
Todd-AO / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: UA Coronet

Includes Northern California Premiere on December 26

Also see 1983 re-issue entry

1957

There were no new first-run 70mm releases in 1957 (though "Around The World In Eighty Days," which opened in December 1956, played at the Coronet throughout the year).

1958

July 2:
South Pacific
Todd-AO / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: UA Alexandria

Includes Northern California Premiere on July 1

Engagement included "The March Of Todd-AO"

1959

February 11:
Sleeping Beauty
Super Technirama 70 / Six-Track Stereo

San Francisco: UA Coronet

Also see 1979, 1981 & 1986 re-issue entries

July 23:
Porgy And Bess
Todd-AO / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: UA Coronet

Includes Northern California Premiere on July 22

December 23:
Ben-Hur
MGM Camera 65 / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: UA Coronet

Also see 1969 & 1991 re-issue entries


1960


May 21:
Can-Can
Todd-AO / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: UA Alexandria

Includes Northern California Premiere on May 20


October 27:
The Alamo
Todd-AO / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: UA Alexandria

Includes Northern California Premiere on October 26


December 23:
Spartacus
Super Technirama 70 / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: United Artists

Includes Northern California Premiere on December 22

Also see 1991 re-issue entry


1961


February 9:
Exodus
Super Panavision 70 / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: UA Alexandria

Includes Northern California Premiere on February 8


October 26:
King Of Kings
Super Technirama 70 / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: UA Coronet

Includes Northern California Premiere on October 25


December 15:
West Side Story
Super Panavision 70 / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: United Artists

Includes Northern California Premiere on December 14


December 21:
El Cid
Super Technirama 70 / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: UA Alexandria

Includes Northern California Premiere on December 20


1962


June 27:
Oklahoma! (Re-Issue)
Todd-AO / Six-Track Stereo

San Francisco: UA Coronet

Engagement included "The Miracle Of Todd-AO"

Also see 1956, 1966 & 1983 entries


November 21:
Mutiny On The Bounty
Ultra Panavision 70 / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: UA Coronet

Includes Northern California Premiere on November 20


1963


January 24:
Lawrence Of Arabia
Super Panavision 70 / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: United Artists

Also see 1989 & 2002 re-issue entries


May 29:
55 Days At Peking
Super Technirama 70 / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: UA Coronet


June 27:
Cleopatra
Todd-AO / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: UA Alexandria

Includes Northern California Premiere on June 26


December 19:
It's A Mad Mad Mad Mad World
Ultra Panavision 70 / "Cinerama" / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: Orpheum Cinerama

Includes Northern California Premiere on December 18


1964


May 28:
Becket
Anamorphic Blow-Up / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: United Artists

Includes Northern California Premiere on May 27


October 30:
My Fair Lady
Super Panavision 70 / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: UA Coronet

Includes Northern California Premiere on October 29

Also see 1994 re-issue entry
.

December 22:
Circus World
Super Technirama 70 / "Cinerama" / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: Orpheum Cinerama

Includes Northern California Premiere on December 21


1965


March 19:
The Sound Of Music
Todd-AO / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: United Artists

Includes Northern California Premiere on March 18

Also see 1978 re-issue entry


March 24:
The Greatest Story Ever Told
Ultra Panavision 70 / "Cinerama" / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: Orpheum Cinerama

Includes Northern California Premiere on March 23


July 2:
The Hallelujah Trail
Ultra Panavision 70 / "Cinerama" / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: Beacon Golden Gate Cinerama

Includes Northern California Premiere on July 1


July 8:
Those Magnificent Men In Their Flying Machines
Todd-AO / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: Fox Parkside

Includes Northern California Premiere on July 7

.

September 21:
Mediterranean Holiday
MCS Superpanorama 70 / "Cinerama" / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: Orpheum Cinerama


December 23:
Battle Of The Bulge
Ultra Panavision 70 / "Cinerama" / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: Beacon Golden Gate Cinerama

Includes Northern California Premiere on December 22


December 24:
The Agony And The Ecstasy
Todd-AO / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: Fox Parkside

Includes Northern California Premiere on December 23


1966


February 10:
Doctor Zhivago
Anamorphic Blow-Up / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: Orpheum*

Additional 70mm engagement:
San Francisco: ABC Northpoint (Nov 24, 1971)

*Includes Northern California Premiere on February 9

Also see 1971 "MGM Fabulous Four" entry


April 1:
Cinerama's Russian Adventure
Kinopanorama / "Cinerama" / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: Golden Gate Cinerama

Includes West Coast Premiere on March 31


June 23:
Khartoum
Ultra Panavision 70 / "Cinerama" / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: Golden Gate Cinerama

Includes West Coast Premiere on June 22


July 1:
The Blue Max
Anamorphic Blow-Up / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: Fox Parkside

Includes Northern California Premiere on June 30


September 28:
Oklahoma! (Re-Issue)
Todd-AO / Six-Track Stereo

San Francisco: UA Coronet

Also see 1956, 1962 & 1983 entries


October 20:
Hawaii
Anamorphic Blow-Up / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: UA Coronet

Includes Northern California Premiere on October 19


December 23:
Is Paris Burning?
Anamorphic Blow-Up / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: Trans-Beacon Golden Gate Penthouse

Includes Northern California Premieres on December 21 & 22


December 24:
The Bible: In The Beginning...
Dimension-150 / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: United Artists

Includes Northern California Premiere on December 23


1967


January 27:
Grand Prix
Super Panavision 70 / "Cinerama" / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: Trans-Beacon Golden Gate Cinerama

Includes Northern California Premiere on January 25 and San Francisco Premiere on January 26


March 2:
The Sand Pebbles
Anamorphic Blow-Up / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: Trans-Beacon Golden Gate Penthouse

Includes Northern California Premiere on March 1


May 18:
Thoroughly Modern Millie
Spherical Blow-Up / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: Orpheum

Includes Northern California Premiere on May 17


June 28:
The Dirty Dozen
Spherical Blow-Up / Six-Track Stereo

San Francisco: Northpoint

Not advertised in 70mm until July 14


October 26:
Gone With The Wind (Re-Issue)
Spherical Blow-Up / Six-Track Stereo

San Francisco: Trans-Beacon Golden Gate Cinerama*/**

Additional 70mm engagements:
San Francisco: RKO Golden Gate Penthouse* (June 18, 1968)
San Francisco: Northpoint (Nov 20, 1968)
San Francisco: ABC Northpoint (Dec 1, 1971)
San Francisco: Blumenfeld Regency II (Oct 25, 1974)
San Francisco: Plitt Northpoint (Sept 3, 1976)
Daly City: Plitt Plaza (Sept 10, 1976)

*Reserved Seat Engagement
**Includes Northern California Re-Premiere on October 25

Also see 1971 "MGM Fabulous Four" entry


November 2:
Camelot
Anamorphic Blow-Up / Six-Track Stereo

San Francisco: UA Coronet*/**

Additional 70mm engagement:
San Francisco: Plitt Northpoint (Oct 18, 1978)

*Reserved Seat Engagement
**Includes Northern California Premiere on November 1

.

November 3:
Far From The Madding Crowd
Anamorphic Blow-Up / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: Trans-Beacon Golden Gate Penthouse

Includes Northern California Premiere on November 2


1968


January 25:
Doctor Dolittle
Todd-AO / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: United Artists

Includes Northern California Premiere on January 24


June 20:
2001: A Space Odyssey
Super Panavision 70 / "Cinerama" / Six-Track Stereo

San Francisco: Trans-Beacon Golden Gate Cinerama*/**

Additional 70mm engagements:
San Francisco: Trans-Beacon Golden Gate Penthouse* (Nov 11, 1969)
San Francisco: UA Coronet (April 29, 1970)
San Francisco: ABC Northpoint (Dec 8, 1971)

*Reserved Seat Engagement
**Includes Northern California Premiere on June 19

Also see 1971 "MGM Fabulous Four" entry, and 1974 & 2001 re-issue entries


October 11:
Funny Girl
Anamorphic Blow-Up / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: UA Coronet

Includes Northern California Premiere on October 10


October 26:
Finian's Rainbow
Anamorphic Blow-Up / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: St. Francis

Includes Northern California Premiere on October 25


November 9:
Star!
Todd-AO / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: United Artists

Includes Northern California Premieres on November 7 & 8


November 13:
Ice Station Zebra
Super Panavision 70 / "Cinerama" / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: Orpheum Cinerama

.

November 21:
The Shoes Of The Fisherman
Anamorphic Blow-Up / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: Trans-Beacon Golden Gate Penthouse

Includes "Special Advance Performance" screening on October 18


December 20:
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Super Panavision 70 / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: Syufy Cinema 21

Includes Northern California Premiere on December 19


December 20:
Oliver!
Anamorphic Blow-Up / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: UA Alexandria

Includes West Coast Premiere on December 19


1969


March 26:
Ben-Hur (Re-Issue)
MGM Camera 65 / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: Trans-Beacon Golden Gate Penthouse

Also see 1959 & 1991 entries


March 29:
Sweet Charity
Anamorphic Blow-Up / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: St. Francis

Includes Northern California Premiere on March 28


June 25:
MacKenna's Gold
Super Panavision 70 / Six-Track Stereo

San Francisco: United Artists


June 26:
Krakatoa, East Of Java
Uncredited 65mm / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: Trans-Beacon Golden Gate Penthouse

Includes Northern California Premiere on June 25

.

October 30:
Paint Your Wagon
Anamorphic Blow-Up / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: St. Francis

Includes Northern California Premiere on October 29

.

November 13:
Goodbye, Mr. Chips
Anamorphic Blow-Up / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: Trans-Beacon Golden Gate Cinerama

Includes Northern California Premiere on November 12


December 18:
Hello, Dolly!
Todd-AO / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: Syufy Cinema 21

Includes West Coast Premiere on December 17


1970


March 5:
Patton
Dimension-150 / Six-Track Stereo

San Francisco: Trans-Beacon Golden Gate Cinerama*/**

Additional 70mm engagement:
San Francisco: UA Alexandria (June 9, 1972)

*Reserved Seat Engagement
**Includes Northern California Premiere on March 4


October 8:
Tora! Tora! Tora!
Anamorphic Blow-Up / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: RKO Golden Gate 2

Includes Northern California Premiere on October 7


December 24:
Song Of Norway
Super Panavision 70 / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: Blumenfeld Regency II

Includes Northern California Premiere on December 21


1971


September 22:
"MGM Fabulous Four"

September 22 - November 2:
Doctor Zhivago

November 3 - 9:
Gone With The Wind

November 10 - 16:
2001: A Space Odyssey

November 17 - 23:
Ryan's Daughter

San Francisco: UA Alexandria

Engagement began as the "MGM Fabulous Three"

Also see 1966, 1967 & 1968 original release entries

"Ryan's Daughter" original release in 35mm - first San Francisco 70mm engagement


November 11:
Fiddler On The Roof
Anamorphic Blow-Up / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: RKO Golden Gate 1

Includes Northern California Premiere on November 10


1972


February 3:
Nicholas And Alexandra
Anamorphic Blow-Up / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: UA Alexandria

Includes Northern California Premiere on February 2


March 24:
The Concert For Bangladesh
16mm Blow-Up / Six-Track Stereo

San Francisco: Warfield


December 15:
Man Of La Mancha
Spherical Blow-Up / Six-Track Stereo
Reserved Seat Engagement

San Francisco: RKO Golden Gate 1

Includes Northern California Premiere on December 14


December 22:
The Poseidon Adventure
Anamorphic Blow-Up / Six-Track Stereo

San Francisco: UA Alexandria


1973


There were no new first-run 70mm engagements in 1973


1974


May 15:
Panorama Blue
70mm Super Panoramascope / Six-Track Stereo

San Francisco: St. Francis


June 26:
That's Entertainment!
Various Formats / Six-Track Stereo

San Francisco: Plitt Northpoint


August 21:
2001: A Space Odyssey (Re-Issue)
Super Panavision 70 / Six-Track Stereo

San Francisco: Blumenfeld Regency II

Additional 70mm engagement:
San Francisco: Castro (Dec 25, 1995)

Also see 1971 "MGM Fabulous Four" entry, and 1968 & 2001 entries


December 20:
The Towering Inferno
Anamorphic Blow-Up / Six-Track Stereo

San Francisco: UA Alexandria
San Francisco: Mann Parkside

Includes simultaneous Northern California Premieres on December 19 (promoted as the West Coast premiere, though, in fact, Los Angeles held the film's World Premiere three days earlier)


1975


June 25:
The Wind And The Lion
Anamorphic Blow-Up / Six-Track Stereo

San Francisco: Mann Parkside
San Francisco: Blumenfeld Royal


July 2:
Rollerball
Spherical Blow-Up / Six-Track Stereo

San Francisco: Blumenfeld Regency I

Includes Invitational Premiere on July 1


December 25:
Lucky Lady
Spherical Blow-Up / Six-Track Stereo

San Francisco: UA Alexandria


1976


June 23:
Logan's Run
Anamorphic Blow-Up / Six-Track Stereo

San Francisco: UA Alexandria
San Jose: Syufy Century 21

Additional 70mm engagement:
San Francisco: Warfield* (July 12, 1978)

*Double feature with "Close Encounters Of The Third Kind"


September 10:
Jesus Christ Superstar (Re-Issue)
Anamorphic Blow-Up / Six-Track Stereo

San Francisco: Plitt Northpoint

Original 1973 release in 35mm - first San Francisco 70mm engagement


December 25:
A Star Is Born
Spherical Blow-Up

San Francisco: Plitt Northpoint*
San Jose: Mann Town & Country**

*Six-Track Dolby Stereo
**Six-Track Stereo


1977


May 25:
Star Wars
Anamorphic Blow-Up / Six-Track Dolby Stereo

San Francisco: UA Coronet

Additional 70mm engagements:
San Jose: Syufy Century 22* (Nov 23)
San Francisco: Syufy Cinema 21** (Dec 21)

*Engagement began May 25 in 35mm; switched to 70mm Nov 23
**Engagement included 70mm blow-up of "Duck Dodgers" short

Also see 1978 & 1979 re-issue entries, and 1985 "Return Of The Jedi" re-issue entry


December 14:
Close Encounters Of The Third Kind
Anamorphic Blow-Up / Six-Track Dolby Stereo

San Francisco: UA Coronet
Santa Clara: UA Cinema 150

Additional 70mm engagement:
San Francisco: Warfield* (June 28, 1978)

*Double feature with "Logan's Run" beginning July 12, 1978


1978

June 2:
Capricorn One
Anamorphic Blow-Up / Six-Track Stereo

San Francisco: Plitt Northpoint

Includes 70mm Sneak Preview on May 19 "(Coronet)"


July 21:
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Anamorphic Blow-Up / Six-Track Dolby Stereo

San Francisco: Plitt Northpoint


August 25:
The Sound Of Music (Re-Issue)
Todd-AO / Six-Track Stereo

San Francisco: UA Coronet

Also see 1965 entry


September 1:
Star Wars (Re-Issue)
Anamorphic Blow-Up / Six-Track Dolby Stereo

San Francisco: Warfield

Also see 1977 & 1979 entries, and 1985 "Return Of The Jedi" re-issue entry


October 26:
Dersu Uzala
Sovscope 70 / Six-Track Stereo

San Francisco: Plitt Northpoint


December 15:
Superman
Anamorphic Blow-Up / Six-Track Dolby Stereo

San Francisco: Plitt Northpoint*

Additional 70mm engagement:
San Francisco: Blumenfeld Royal (May 25, 1979)

*Not advertised in 70mm until second week of run


1979


February 23:
Days Of Heaven
Spherical Blow-Up / Six-Track Dolby Stereo

San Francisco: Blumenfeld Regency II


May 25:
Alien
Anamorphic Blow-Up / Six-Track Dolby Stereo

Corte Madera: Marin Cinema 1
San Francisco: Plitt Northpoint
San Jose: Syufy Century 22

Also see 1981 re-issue entry


August 15:
Star Wars (Re-Issue)
Anamorphic Blow-Up / Six-Track Dolby Stereo

San Francisco: Warfield

Also see 1977 & 1978 entries, and 1985 "Return Of The Jedi" re-issue entry


September 21:
Apocalypse Now
Anamorphic Blow-Up / Six-Track Dolby Stereo

San Francisco: Plitt Northpoint
San Jose: Syufy Century 22

Also see 1987 re-issue entry


November 9:
The Rose
Spherical Blow-Up / Six-Track Dolby Stereo

San Francisco: UA Metro


November 9:
Sleeping Beauty (Re-Issue)
Super Technirama 70 / Six-Track Stereo

San Francisco: UA Alexandria

Also see 1959, 1981 & 1986 entries


December 14:
1941
Anamorphic Blow-Up / Six-Track Stereo

San Francisco: Plitt Northpoint


December 21:
The Black Hole
Anamorphic Blow-Up / Six-Track Dolby Stereo

San Jose: Syufy Century 22


1980



May 21:
The Empire Strikes Back
Anamorphic Blow-Up / Six-Track Dolby Stereo

Corte Madera: Marin Cinema 1
San Francisco: Plitt Northpoint
San Jose: Syufy Century 22

Also see 1985 "Return Of The Jedi" re-issue entry

.

September 26:
Divine Madness
Anamorphic Blow-Up / Six-Track Dolby Stereo

Corte Madera: Marin Cinema 1
San Francisco: UA Metro
San Jose: Syufy Century 23

Additional 70mm engagement:
San Francisco: Plitt Northpoint (March 20, 1981)

Also includes 70mm Sneak Preview screening on June 7 (Royal)

.

September 26:
Twinkle, Twinkle, "Killer" Kane
Anamorphic Blow-Up / Six-Track Stereo

San Francisco: Syufy Cinema 21


1981


January 23:
Altered States
Spherical Blow-Up / Six-Track Dolby Stereo + Megasound

San Francisco: UA Metro*
San Jose: Mann Town & Country

*Includes 70mm Sneak Preview screening on January 16


March 27:
Sleeping Beauty (Re-Issue)
Super Technirama 70 / Six-Track Stereo

San Francisco: Plitt Northpoint

Also see 1959, 1979 & 1986 entries


May 22:
Outland
Anamorphic Blow-Up / Six-Track Dolby Stereo + Megasound

San Francisco: UA Coronet


June 5:
Alien (Re-Issue)
Anamorphic Blow-Up / Six-Track Dolby Stereo

San Francisco: UA Alexandria

Also see 1979 entry


June 12:
Raiders Of The Lost Ark
Anamorphic Blow-Up / Six-Track Dolby Stereo

Corte Madera: Marin Cinema 1
San Francisco: Blumenfeld Regency I
San Jose: Syufy Century 21
San Jose: Syufy Century 23

Also see 1982 & 1983 re-issue entries


Coming Soon: 1982 - 2003

 

Notes

 
The information contained in this article and historical film list has been principally sourced from newspaper advertisements appearing in:

San Francisco Chronicle (1955 - Present)
San Jose Mercury News (1955 - Present)

In addition, selected data has been sourced from the following:

Coate, Michael and William Kallay. "Presented In 70mm," Widescreen Review Presents The Ultimate Widescreen DVD Movie Guide. Volume 1, Number 1, 2001.

"Dolby Stereo Equipped Theatres." Dolby Laboratories, Inc. Selected Issues 1977 -1987.

Hauerslev, Thomas, Ed. "DP70s In The US."

Hayes, R. Michael. "Roadshow Movies: A Review Of Disc Versions Of Hard Ticket Features." Widescreen Review Presents Laser Magic 1998. 1998.

Norwood, Scott, Ed. "US 70mm Capable Theatre Listing."

Any inaccuracies or inconsistencies in the source material may have been carried over into this work, and the authors/compilers accept no responsibility for such errors.


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