Cinerama - Sunday strip - Los Angeles, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
N 34° 05.872 W 118° 19.683
11S E 377494 N 3773803
Quick Description: Zippy visited L.A.'s Cinerama dome in 2004.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 1/22/2009 11:56:19 PM
Waymark Code: WM5MTH
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Farkle 7
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Long Description:
"A geodesic dome built for the Cinerama format, this mini-Epcot like structure is a wonder of 1960's showmanship. Featuring an enormous curved screen and ample seating underneath the large dome, the Cinerama Dome is famous for blending first run films with the occassional revival classic. The Cinerama Dome opened November 17, 1963 with 937 seats and the World Premiere in 70mm of "Its a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World". Additional 70mm films included the West Coast premiere of "The Greatest Story Ever Told" on February 17, 1965, the World Premiere of "The Battle of the Bulge" on December 16, 1965 and the World Premiere of "Ice Station Zebra" on October 23, 1968. In 1999, The Dome exhibited an exclusive week long showing of the original "Blade Runner" answer print.
The Cinerama Dome was recently renovated by Pacific Theatres and the theater is now able to exhibit 3-strip Cinerama features -- something it never did even when it first opened. The Cinerama Dome and the Seattle Cinerama are currently the only theaters in the US equipped to show 3-strip Cinerama prints. In 2002, the restored "This Is Cinerama" was shown in 3-strip Cinerama, the first time it had been screened at the Cinerama Dome. The original 3-strip Cinerama version of "How The West Was Won" was shown in February 2003 and October 2005."
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Date the strip ran: 10/17/2004

Strip Name: Sunday

Location of item featured in the strip: Cinerama in Los Angeles, CA

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