“Mulan”: The North American 70mm Presentations
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|Compiled by: Michael Coate||Date: 21.08.2022|
|The following is a reference / historical listing of the 70-millimeter presentation of Disney’s “Mulan” in North America. |
“Mulan,” a one-off 70mm event, was directed by Barry Cook and Tony Bancroft (“Beauty and the Beast”) and featured the voice talents of Ming-Na Wen, Eddie Murphy, BD Wong, Miguel Ferrer, June Foray, James Hong, Pat Morita and George Takei.
The 70mm print of “Mulan” featured pillarboxed imagery (approximately 1.85:1) blown up from spherical 35mm. The audio was interlocked with the magnetic printmaster.
A 70mm coming-attraction trailer for “The Parent Trap” was included in the presentation.
Premiere date YYYY-MM-DD … locale — venue [notes]
1998-06-05 … Los Angeles — Hollywood Bowl [world premiere]
Additional 70mm prints of “Mulan” were on site at the GCC Galaxy 6, located one mile away, as a precautionary back-up.
“Mulan” was released throughout the United States and Canada in 35mm with digital sound on June 19th.
The information included in this article was referenced from film industry trade publications and regional newspaper promotion. Special thanks to Louis Eales, Bill Kallay and Paul Rayton.
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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