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“Dance Craze”: The North American 70mm Engagements

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Compiled by: Michael Coate Date: 28.06.2022
The following is a reference / historical listing of the 70-millimeter presentations of “Dance Craze” in North America.

The Chrysalis/Nu-Image release — directed by Joe Massot (“The Song Remains the Same”) and featured musical performances by Bad Manners, The Beat, The Bodysnatchers, Madness, The Selecter, and The Specials — originally opened in the United Kingdom in 1981.

The 70mm print of “Dance Craze” (the only one struck and imported from the United Kingdom) was screened as a one-time-only sneak preview in New York in March 1982. Its subsequent North American release beginning in April 1982 — and frequent midnight screenings — was 35mm.

The 70mm print of “Dance Craze” featured Six-Track Dolby Stereo (“A”-encoded Baby Boom format) and pillarboxed imagery (approximately 1.66:1) blown up from Super-35.

Screening date YYYY-MM-DD … city — cinema (duration in weeks) [notes]

1982-03-30 … New York — UA’s Rivoli Twin [sneak preview]

The information included in this article was principally referenced from film industry trade publications, regional newspaper promotion, and print enclosures. Special thanks to Joe Dunton, BSC and Bill Kallay.

International 70mm engagements of this title have not been accounted for in this article.

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