“Independence Day”: The North American 70mm Presentations
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|Compiled by: Michael Coate||Date: 21.08.2022|
|The following is a reference / historical listing of the 70-millimeter presentation of “Independence Day” in North America. |
“Independence Day,” a 20th Century Fox release, was directed by Roland Emmerich (“Stargate,” “Godzilla”) and starred Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum, Mary McDonnell, Judd Hirsch, Margaret Colin, Randy Quaid, Robert Loggia, James Rebhorn and Harvey Fierstein.
The 70mm print of “Independence Day” featured DTS audio and full-frame imagery blown up from Super-35. The print featured multiple Scandinavian-language subtitles.
This 70mm print was originally struck for a special “one off” presentation September 19th, 1996 at the Spektrum in Oslo, Norway.
Screening date YYYY-MM-DD … locale — venue [notes]
1998-07-02 … Indianapolis — White River State Park (3 days) [70mm series]
1999-06-30 … Indianapolis — White River State Park (1 week) [70mm series]
“Independence Day” was originally released in 1996 throughout the United States and Canada in 35mm with digital sound.
The information included in this article was referenced from film industry trade publications and regional newspaper promotion. Special thanks to Digital Theater Systems and Bill Kallay.
International 70mm engagements of this title have not been accounted for in this article.
If you believe this article contains any errors or omissions, please consider emailing the author or editor.
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