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“Around the World in 80 Days” 70mm & Cinestage Seasons

This article first appeared in
..in 70mm
The 70mm Newsletter

Written By: David Coles, Australia. Modified and expanded 2017 by in70mm.com's readers: Alain Dorange (Asia), Lars Walldow (Sweden), John Carver (USA), Paulo Roberto P. Elias (Brasil), Doug Louden (Australia), Johan Wolthuis (Holland)

Issue 60 - March 2000
Date: Cinema: City: Country: Notes and weeks:
17.10.1956 – 05.10.1958 Rivoli New York USA Todd-AO Theatre #1
113 weeks
21.12.1956 Film Centre Baltimore USA Todd-AO
22.12.1956 Carthay Circle Los Angeles USA Todd-AO - New installation
27.12.1956 United Artists Detroit USA Todd-AO
26.12.1956 Coronet San Francisco USA Todd-AO
c27.12.1956 Tower Houston USA Todd-AO
c29.12.1956 Midtown Philadelphia USA Todd-AO
??.12.1956 [Sheridan] Miami Beach USA Todd-AO
c17.01.1957 - 03.12.1957 Tower Dallas USA Todd-AO. 46 weeks
01.03.1957 Alouette Montreal USA Todd-AO
04.04.1957 Todd's Cinestage Chicago USA Todd-AO - New installation
c05.04.1957 Century Buffalo USA Todd-AO
08.04.1957 Uptown Washington USA Todd-AO
11.04.1957 -04.01.1958 Nixon Pittsburgh USA Todd-AO
c08.04.1957 -03.04.1958 Blue Mouse Seattle USA Todd-AO. 51 weeks
c19.04.1957 Broadway Portland USA Todd-AO
20.04.1957 Saxon Boston USA Todd-AO
? Broadway San Antonio USA Todd-AO. Playing until  August / September 1957
02.05.1957 Cannes, France Cannes Film Festival France First Cinestage presentation
15.05.1957 Tabor Denver USA Todd-AO
28.05.1957 Brown Louisville USA Cinestage?
xx.05.1957 [Eckel or Shoppingtown] Syracuse USA Todd-AO
xx.05.1957 Center Atlantic City USA Todd-AO
xx.05.1957 Tower Corpus Christi USA Todd-AO
xx.05.1957 [Capitol] Little Rock USA Todd-AO
15.05.1957 Richelieu Gaumont Paris France Cinestage
29.05.1957 Tower Kansas City USA Todd-AO
xx.06.1957 [Strand/Tower] Milwaukee USA Todd-AO
12.06.1957 Loew´s Ohio Cleveland USA Todd-AO
13.06.1957 Valley Cincinnati USA Todd-AO
26.06.1957 Roxy Atlanta USA Todd-AO
02.07.1957 Astoria London England Cinestage
10.07.1957 Academy Minneapolis USA Todd-AO
01.08.1957 Capri San Diego USA Todd-AO
c08.08.1957 Tivoli Toronto USA Todd-AO
c08.08.1957 Lyric Indianapolis USA Todd-AO
28.08.1957 Cinema Vitória Rio Brazil CinemaScope
c29.08.1957 - c11.12.1957 Admiral Omaha USA 35mm?
02.10.1957 Paris Sydney Australia Cinestage
03.10.1957 Granada Buffalo USA 35mm?
04.10.1957 Capitol cinema Düsseldorf Germany Cinestage
c10.10.1957 Elmwood Providence USA 35mm?
1957 Panorama New Orleans USA Todd-AO Theatre #30. 9½ month Todd-AO run, followed by 3 months in Cinestage
c.xx.12.1957 Apollo Zürich (CH) Switzerland Todd-AO. 1st “80 Day” 70mm outside US?
20.12.1957 - 21.11.1958 Nöggerath Amsterdam Holland The Nöggerath was equipped with a special wider slightly curved screen for this movie. Cinestage. 47 weeks.
         
24.01.1958 Ritz Stockholm Sweden CinemaScope. 4800 meters = 175 min
16.02.1958 - 11.04.1958 Sky Theatre Singapore Singapore 54 feet screen and 68 speakers. 35mm and 6 sound tracks.
Advert from the Singapore Newspaper The Straits Times February 1958

Festival at The Great World Park / Singapore:
SKY Advert stating: "Right in The Great World is the magnificent new SKY cinema specially built and equipped to show Michael Todd's "Around the World
in Eighty Days"
.
 
25.02.1958 Rex Theatre Kuala Lumpur Malaysias CinemaScope
23.05.1958 - 12.09.1958 Lutusca Rotterdam Holland 16 weeks
03.10.1958 - 22.02.1959 World Cinema Copenhagen Denmark Cinestage
         
16.01.1959 - 27.02.1959 Cinema Palace Haarlem Holland 6 weeks
23.01.1959 - 20.02.1959 Rembrandt Utrecht Holland 4 weeks
23.01.1959 - 13.02.1959 Alhambra Enschede Holland 3 weeks
06.02.1959 - 05.06.1959 West-End Den Haag Holland 17 weeks
13.02.1959 - 13.03.1959 Chicago Eindhoven Holland 4 weeks
06.03.1959 - 27.03.1959 Scala Venlo Holland 3 weeks
13.03.1959 Concertgebouw Den Bosch Holland 1 week
27.03.1959 Cinema Palace Deventer Holland 2 weeks
27.03.1959 - 17.04.1959 Schouwburg Gouda
 
Holland 3 weeks
27.03.1959 - 17.04.1959 Chicago Tilburg Holland 3 weeks
03.04.1959 - 24.04.1959 Churchil Hilversum Holland 3 weeks
10.04.1959 - 15.05.1959 Trianon Leiden Holland 5 weeks
24.04.1959 - 22.05.1959 Cinema  Groningen Holland 4 weeks
01.05.1959 - 22.05.1959 Carolus Nijmegen Holland 3 weeks
01.05.1959 - 29.05.1959 Luxor Arnhem Holland  4 weeks
         
15.08.1963 Paris Sydney Australia First time in 70mm
04.04.1968 ? Stockholm Sweden Todd-AO
1968 Colosseum Oslo Norway Todd-AO
1968 Colosseum London England Todd-AO
1983 - - USA
         
         

Further in 70mm reading:

Mike Todd's "Around the World in 80 Days" in Todd-AO

Brian O'Brien, Jr. tracks American Optical Co's development of the Todd-AO process

Presentation and cast/credit of Michael Todd's "Around the World in 80 Days"

in70mm.com Presents: You are in the Show with Todd-AO

"Oklahoma!"
"South Pacific"
Cinestage

70mm Engagements

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