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Various Large format and 70mm Films

All 70mm film lists
Compiled by: Thomas HauerslevDate: November 2002
Updated 25-02-24
Carousel16.02.1956Roxy, NYCCinemaScope 55, Shown only in 35mm
“The King and I”28.06.1956Roxy, NYCCinemaScope 55, Shown only in 35mm.
Re-released (Grandeur 70) 23.03.1961 at the Rivoli, NY, USA 
De Luxe Tour (S)--CinemaScope 55. Partially produced and shot in 1957, then abandoned
The Tale of Old Whiff (S)06.01.1960Cinestage, Chicago, USA 
Mike Todd Jr.'s "Scent of Mystery" in Smell-O-Vision
06.01.1960Cinestage, Chicago, USATodd-70

Cameras and lenses probably rented from Claude Chevereau Film Camera Rentals in France. See also "Krakatoa".
Lenningrad (short prior to "Annés Defu")1961
La Sentinelle Endormie1965France. Dir. Jean Dreville.
La Terre Se Repose (S)1967Running time: 8 min. Mitchell 65mm
“Playtime”: The North American 70mm Engagements


Play Time
17.12.1967Empire, Paris, FranceMitchell 65mm

Cameras and lenses probably rented from Claude Chevereau Film Camera Rentals in France. See also "Krakatoa".
War and Peace08.06.1967Coliseum, London, EnglandBlown up from VistaVision to 70mm/2,21:1
“Krakatoa, East of Java”11.01.1969Tokyo, JapanPresented in Cinerama

Cameras and lenses rented from Claude Chevereau Film Camera Rentals in France.
The Ten Commandments18.07.1972Casino, London, EnglandBlown up from VistaVision to 2,21:1
The Circus (S)1973 , USAPhotographed with a modified Todd-AO camera by Jack Priestly in the 1:2,21 ratio (vertically)
Voyage to the Outer Planets1973 , USAFilmed with a modified Todd-AO camera modified to 8-perf and then blown up to IMAX Dome
“Napoleon”16.07.1982Cinerama Dome, Los Angeles, CA, USA Shot in 35mm, shown in Triptych. Last reel in 70mm for some engagements

“Napoleon" in San Francisco

Abel Gance’s "Napoleon" Presented in “Polyvision”

"Napoleon" in Triptych was an Absolute Triumph

Kevin Brownlow Interview

Carl Davis Interview

Projecting “Napoleon” – une pièce de resistance

Cinerama As Perceived By Abel Gance
"Here's Chicago! The City of Dreams" (S)17.05.1983Chicago’s Water Tower Pumping Station, Chicago, USAShot with 65mm cameras

“The Ten Commandments”13.10.1989Cooper Twin, St. Louis Park, MN, USA  Blown up from VistaVision to 70mm
Svalbard – Arctic Seasons (S)1996 HKB-65/70


Ziegfeld, NY, USABlown up from VistaVision to 70mm/1,85:1

Restoration of "Vertigo"

"Vertigo" Cast and credits

"Vertigo" update in 70mm DTS

We Fight To Be Free (S)2006Ford Orientation Center and Donald W. Reynolds Museum and Education Center at Mt. Vernon, USA
Running time 22 minutes

Cinematographer: Kees Van Oostrum
Director: Kees Van Oostrum
Country: USA

The story of George Washington, his most important military achievements and special personal moments in his life. The film portrays him as a heroic, kind and brave man who is said to be a father of USA.

It was created using 65mm, 35mm and digital effects plates. The showing will be of a 35mm print, as well as a DVD version that includes a feature covering the making of the film.
"Violet"2014Filmed with an 8-perf Fries Todd-AO 65mm 8-perf camera

"Daughter of Dismay" (S)
06.10.2019Schauburg Cinerama, Karlsruhe, Germany

70mm Festival World Premiere +
Three Week Theatrical Run starting  10.10.2019. Every day before the evening show of "Joker"
Filmed with an 8-perf 65mm Mitchell camera "Fries 865"

"Daughter of Dismay" with Director James Quinn

“Lay Me By The Shore” (S)

xx.02.2022Berlin Film Festival
Filmed with an 8-perf 65mm Mitchell camera "Fries 865"

“Lay Me By The Shore”, Director David Findley talks about filming in 65mm
Further in 70mm reading:

Large Format 7OMM Engagements

Presented on the big screen in 7OMM

(S) = Short film

Assistant contributors on some large format lists includes Michael Coate, David Coles, Jeffrey L. Johnson, Scott Marshall, Tak Miagishima, Rick Mitchell, Dan Scherlock, Richard Vetter and Ingolf Vonau.

Based on material found in many sources, including trade papers, Variety, Wide Screen Movies (Robert E. Carr & R. Michael Hayes) and Four Aspects of The Film (James L Limbacher)
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Updated 25-02-24