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Super Technirama 70

All 70mm film lists
Compiled by: Thomas Hauerslev. Foreign titles editor: Gerhard Schwach, Austria Date: 09.12.2008
Title Released Cinema Notes
“Sleeping Beauty”

DE: Dornröschen
29.01.1959 Fox Wilshire, LA, USA 17.02.1959 AT Criterion, NYC, USA
“Solomon and Sheba”

DE: Salomon und die Königin von Saba
27.10.1959 Astoria, London

DE: Spartacus
06.10.1960 DeMille, NYC, USA
Hercules and the Captive Women

DE: Herkules erobert Atlantis
14.08.1961 Italy Also known as "Hercules Conquers Atlantis"

"Ercole alla conquista di Atlantide" Presented in 70mm
“Black Tights”

DE: Carmen ´62
FR: „Un, Deux, Trois, Quatre“
07.09.1961 Coliseum, London See the movie at free-classic-movies.com.

"King of Kings"

DE: König der Könige
11.10.1961 State, NYC, USA Your Help Required to finance a re-recording of Miklos Rozsa film score
El Cid

DE: El Cid
06.12.1961 Metropole, London Miramax Films Presents "El Cid"

The Savage Innocents

DE: Im Land der langen Schatten
21.12.1961 Chelsea, Melbourne, Australia
Imperial Venus

DE: Kaiserliche Venus
22.12.1962 Italy 70mm print confirmed 16.11.2006

DE: Barabbas
04.02.1962 Odeon Haymarket, London
55 Days at Peking

DE: 55 Tage in Peking
06.05.1963 Dominion, London Samuel Bronston's Epic "55 Days at Peking" on BluRay

"La Fayette"

DE: Der junge General
World Premiere: 08.02.1962

General opening: 16.02.1962.
Paris Opera, Paris, France

General opening: Rex / Normandie / Moulin-Rouge and Rotonde in Paris, France
"La Fayette" had its ocean premiere 01.02.1962 on the newly build French ocean liner FRANCE during the first passage from Le Havre to New York. The FRANCE had a cinema on board "Salle Spectacle" with a capacity of 664 seats, 2 x DP70 and a 16mm projector, five front sound speakers and 14 effect speakers. The screen was 10 meter wide.

"La Fayette" in CINERAMA

“Lafayette”: The North American 70mm Engagements
The Great Wall

DE: Der Große Wall
Yuraku-za Theatre, Tokyo
Super Technirama 70

Advertised as "Super 70 Technirama"
“Circus World”

DE: Zirkuswelt – Held der Arena
24.06.1964 Capri, Dallas, USA
The Long Ships

DE: Raubzug der Wikinger
26.12.1964 Barclay, Sydney

DE: Zulu
22.01.1964 UK 35mm premiere
70mm re-issue 03.02.1972 @ Casino Cinerama, London, UK
The Golden Head

DE: Das Goldene Haupt
08.04.1965 Royalty, London Some chase scenes done in MCS-70

Released in East Germany on February 18th, 1966, was dubbed in German by DEFA. Released in 35mm and CinemaScope. German title "Das Goldene Haupt", which is a literal translation of the English title.

Update on remastered "The Golden Head" and "Cinerama's Russian Adventure"
Le Corsaire (S)

DE: Der Korsar (Kurzfilm)
Shellarama (S)

DE: Shellarama (Dokumentarfilm)
22.07.1965 Casino, London Also know as "Push Button Go"

Cinerama 70mm short subject remastering work completed

“Custer of the West”

DE: Ein Tag zum Kämpfen
09.11.1967 Casino, London
“The Black Cauldron”

DE: Taran und der Zauberkessel
26.07.1985 Radio City, NYC, USA

DE: Spartacus
26.04.1991 Ziegfeld, NYC, USA Restored version
Further in 70mm reading:

History of Technirama

Technirama Update

Which films were probably never shown in Super Technirama 70?

Spaghetti Western in Super Technirama 70

PDF: Super Technirama 70 in Sydney

Internet link:

(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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