“The Muppet Movie”: The 70mm Engagements
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|Compiled by: Michael Coate||Date: 02.11.2016|
|The following is a reference/historical list of the 70mm engagements of “The Muppet Movie” in North America. These were pillarboxed blow-ups (approximately 1.85:1) sourced from spherical 35mm. The audio was Six-Track Dolby Stereo (“A” encoded, single-surround). The ITC production/AFD release was directed by James Frawley and featured the talents of Muppet performers Jim Henson, Franz Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt and Dave Goelz, along with a spectacular lineup of guest stars. |
1979-06-21 … Los Angeles, CA — Pacific’s Cinerama Dome (6 weeks)
1979-06-22 … New York, NY — Walter Reade’s Ziegfeld (3)
1979-07-13 … New York, NY — United Artists’ Gemini Twin (4) <moveover>
1979-08-03 … Lakewood, CA — Pacific’s Lakewood Center 4-plex (7) <moveover>
This information has been referenced from film industry trade publications and regional newspaper promotion.
If you believe this article contains any errors or omissions, please consider emailing the author or editor.
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