“The Hunchback of Notre Dame”: The North American 70mm Presentations
|Read more at|
The 70mm Newsletter
|Compiled by: Michael Coate||Date: 21.08.2022|
|The following is a reference / historical listing of the 70-millimeter presentations of Disney’s “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” in North America. |
“The Hunchback of Notre Dame” was among two Disney one-off 70mm premieres during 1996 (“101 Dalmatians” at Radio City Music Hall was the other), a Warner Bros. one-off event in Atlanta (“Eraser”), one new 70mm movie release (“Hamlet”) and one 70mm restoration/re-issue (“Vertigo”).
The Disney release was directed by Gary Trousdale and Kirk Wise (“Beauty and the Beast”) and featured the voice talents of Tom Hulce, Demi Moore, Tony Jay, Kevin Kline, Paul Kandel, Jason Alexander, Charles Kimbrough, Mary Wickes and David Ogden Stiers.
The 70mm print of “Hunchback” featured pillarboxed imagery (approximately 1.85:1) blown up from spherical 35mm. The audio was interlocked Dolby Digital. The 70mm print was mag-striped as a back-up.
Disney included 70mm coming-attraction trailers for “101 Dalmatians,” “Kazaam” and “Phenomenon” with the “Hunchback” premiere presentation.
Premiere date YYYY-MM-DD … city — venue [notes]
1996-06-19 … New Orleans — Superdome [world premiere]
“The Hunchback of Notre Dame” was released throughout the United States and Canada in 35mm with digital sound on June 21st.
The information included in this article was referenced from film industry trade publications and regional newspaper promotion.
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.
|More in 70mm reading:|
70mm Cinemas in North America
in70mm.com's list of films blown up to 70mm
70mm Engagements by Title
35mm to 70mm Engagements by Year
Large Format 7OMM Engagements
Month by month premiere list of wide gauge and 3-strip films
Chronological premiere list of major 70mm films
70mm Blow Up List
| || |
| || |
| || |
• Go to “The Hunchback of Notre Dame”: The North American 70mm Presentations
|Go: back - top - back issues - news index|