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Widescreen Cinema

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$65.00 • €48.00

ISBN 9780674335349

Publication Date: 11/06/1992

300 pages

36 halftones, 15 line illustrations

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  • Preface
  • Introduction: Writing History Backward
  • 1. The Shape of Things to Come
  • 2. From Novelty to Norm
  • 3. Wide Film and the General Audience
  • 4. The Leisured Masses
  • 5. Cinerama: A New Era in the Cinema
  • 6. CinemaScope: A Poor Man’s Cinerama
  • 7. The Development of CinemaScope
  • 8. Todd-AO: The Hallmark of Quality
  • 9. Spectator and Screen
  • 10. The Shape of Money
  • Notes
  • Index

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