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Cinerama Collection

Construction, Cinerama Dome, Los Angeles, California, 1963.

The Cinerama Collection consists of prints and original film elements of films produced by Cinerama, Inc., which began depositing their films with the Archive in 2015. The film titles in the collection range from groundbreaking three-camera Cinerama productions, such as “This Is Cinerama” (1952), “Seven Wonders of the World” (1956), and “South Seas Adventure” (1958)—originally shown on giant, deeply curved screens in specialty movie theaters equipped with three interlocked projectors—to standard-gauge theatrical films distributed by Cinerama Releasing Corporation, including titles such as “Hot Rod Action” (1969), “Girly” (1970),“Willard” (1971), “Say Hello To Yesterday (1971), “The House That Dripped Blood” (1971), and “No Drums, No Bugles” (1972).

Click here for a list of the Academy’s holdings related to Cinerama.

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