• To record the history of the large format movies and the 70mm cinemas
as remembered by the people who worked with the films. Both during
making and during running the films in projection rooms and as the
audience, looking at the curved screen.
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Wars" playing in Dimension 150 at the Odeon Marble Arch, London in 1978.
Image by Derek Young
These pictures are of the Odeon Marble Arch in February 1978 when “Star
Wars” was presented in
Also before the feature, a trailer was shown in 70mm of
“Close Encounters of the Third Kind”.
When this film was later shown, it was only on the standard 70mm screen, as
Steven Spielberg did not want it to be shown in D-150 so "Star Wars"
was the last D-150 presentation at this lovely cinema.