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“This is Cinerama”: The North American 70mm Re-Release Engagements
“The last time there was a show like this one it was this one!”

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The 70mm Newsletter
Compiled by: Michael Coate Date: 01.05.2018
The following is a reference / historical listing of the 70-millimeter re-release presentations of “This is Cinerama” in North America. The film’s 70mm prints featured six-track stereophonic sound and a full-frame composite image sourced from 3-panel Cinerama photography.

The film’s original 3-panel Cinerama presentations in North America took place between 1952 and 1967.

Opening date YYYY-MM-DD … City — Cinema (duration in weeks)

m/o = a move-over engagement (i.e. a continuation of a booking from another cinema in same market)

1973-02-15 … Los Angeles, CA — Cinerama Dome (14)

1973-04-11 … Boston, MA — Beacon Hill (5)
1973-04-18 … Southfield, MI — Northland (9)
1973-04-20 … Toronto, ON — Glendale (7)
1973-04-27 … Atlanta, GA — Atlanta (4)

1973-05-11 … New York, NY — Ziegfeld (14)
1973-05-16 … Penfield, NY — Panorama (5)
1973-05-23 … Beverly Hills, CA — Fox Wilshire (m/o, 3 [17])
1973-05-24 … Honolulu, HI — Cinerama (4)
1973-05-24 … Kansas City, MO — Empire 1 (6)

1973-06-01 … Montreal, QC — Alouette (5)
1973-06-01 … Phoenix, AZ — Cine Capri (7)
1973-06-06 … Houston, TX — Windsor (4)
1973-06-08 … Portland, OR — Hollywood (4)
1973-06-08 … West Vancouver, BC — Park Royal (2)
1973-06-13 … Northbrook, IL — Edens 2 (7)
1973-06-13 … St. Louis, MO — Cinerama (5)
1973-06-13 … Toledo, OH — Showcase 1 (4)
1973-06-27 … South Euclid, OH — Fox Cedar-Center (4)
1973-06-29 … Winnipeg, MB — Grant Park (2)

1973-07-03 … Tampa, FL — Palace (6)
1973-07-11 … Des Moines, IA — River Hills (7)
1973-07-13 … Seattle, WA — Cinerama (5)
1973-07-18 … Orange, CA — Cinedome 20 (3)
1973-07-25 … Milwaukee, WI — Southgate (5)

1973-08-03 … Calgary, AB — North Hill (1)
1973-08-08 … Upper Montclair, NJ — Bellevue (9)
1973-08-08 … Woodbury, NY — Cinema 150 (9)
1973-08-17 … Birmingham, AL — Eastwood Mall (?)
1973-08-17 … San Diego, CA — Cinerama (4)
1973-08-29 … Santa Clara, CA — Cinema 150 (4)

1973-09-14 … St. Louis Park, MN — Cooper (8)
1973-09-20 … Omaha, NE — Indian Hills (6)
1973-09-21 … Las Vegas, NV — Cinerama (2)
1973-09-28 … Salt Lake City, UT — Villa (3)

1973-10-03 … Washington, DC — Uptown (6)
1973-10-10 … Cheektowaga, NY — Holiday 2 (3)
1973-10-10 … Denver, CO — Cooper (5)
1973-10-12 … Edmonton, AB — Meadowlark (1)
1973-10-17 … Cincinnati, OH — Carousel 1 (4)
1973-10-19 … New Orleans, LA — Cinerama (4)
1973-10-26 … Indianapolis, IN — Eastwood (5)

1973-11-07 … Riverdale, UT — Cinedome 70 North (1)

1974-03-22 … Huntsville, AL — Westbury (1)
1974-06-05 … Toronto, ON — Science Centre
1974-12-25 … Hartford, CT — Cinerama (6)
1974-??-?? … Milan, IL — Showcase 1 (canceled)

1976-06-09 … Eugene, OR — Oakway (2)

1978-07-07 … Toronto, ON — Toronto Dominion Centre (1)
1978-08-30 … Toronto, ON — Science Centre*

1988-11-06 … Los Angeles, CA — Cinerama Dome**
1988-11-17 … Los Angeles, CA — Cinerama Dome**

1992-07-25 … Los Angeles, CA — LACMA/Leo S. Bing***

*Screened during the “Summer Festival in Spectacular 70mm 6-track stereophonic sound”

**Screened during the “Cinerama Dome Celebrates: 25 Years of Motion Picture History” festival

***Screened during the “70mm 6-Track” festival

This information has been principally referenced from film industry trade publications and regional newspaper promotion, with thanks to Al Alvarez, Jim Barg, Don Beelik, Kirk Besse, Nick DiMaggio, William Hooper, Bill Huelbig, Mark Huffstetler, Bill Kretzel, Mark Lensenmayer, Stan Malone, Gabriel Neeb, Jim Perry, Joel Weide, and Vince Young, and an extra special thank-you to all of the librarians who helped with this project.

Though not been accounted for in this article, additional 70mm prints were screened internationally.

If you believe this article contains any errors or omissions, please consider emailing the author or editor.
 
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