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A refrigerator and a DP70, please
DP70 #1870 exhibited in a Berlin
"Saturn" Super store

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Written and photographed by: Gerhard Witte, Berlin Date: 09.11.2013
The Saturn electronics store on Tauentzienstraße 9 in the Berlin's Europa Center has exhibited an authentic Todd-AO DP70 70mm projector in their department of Hi-Fi and electronics.

Fortunately, I've a day off today, so I've been there and enjoyed the award winning Philips DP70 projector, which is even loaded with a reel of 70mm film.

The machine can be seen on the third floor in the Megastore's HiFi department.
 
More in 70mm reading:

DP70s in Germany

DP70 / Universal 70-35 / Norelco AAII - The Todd-AO Projector

Royal Palast, Berlin, Germany

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The DP70 serial number plate. This is machine #1870 from the former "CITY" cinema in Europacenter.

A friendly shop assistant told me that this is one of the projectors of the former Berlin
Royal Palast cinema which was demolished in spring/summer 2006 in order to make room for the new Saturn "Flagship-Store" electronics store, which opened in the summer of 2007 in Tauentzienstraße. The JBL loudspeakers behind the DP70 is also from the demolished Royal Palast.
 
 
The DP70 with a roll of 70mm film - but which title?

August 2016 Update:

... the riddle is solved regarding the film title on the reel. Surprisingly, it is a really rare 70mm clip from the movie "Sheherazade" (France, Italy, Spain, 1963)

See comment here: Saturday introductions

Gerhard Witte
 
Hi Thomas,

l think the reel of 70mm on the DP70 is from "EL CID" (1961)

best
Derek Young
London
 
   
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