“Almost like a real web site”

Search | Contact
News | e-News |
Rumour Mill | Stories
Foreign Language
in70mm.com auf Deutsch


Todd-AO Festival
KRRR! 7OMM Seminar
GIFF 70, Gentofte
Oslo 7OMM Festival
Widescreen Weekend

Premiere | Films
People | Equipment
Library | Cinemas
Todd-AO Projector
Distortion Correcting

Ultra Panavision 70
Super Panavision 70

1926 Natural Vision
1929 Grandeur
1930 Magnifilm
1930 Realife
1930 Vitascope
1952 Cinerama
1953 CinemaScope
1955 Todd-AO
1955 Circle Vision 360
1956 CinemaScope 55
1957 Ultra Panavision 70
1958 Cinemiracle
1958 Kinopanorama
1959 Super Panavision 70
1959 Super Technirama 70
1960 Smell-O-Vision
1961 Sovscope 70
Cinerama 360
1962 MCS-70
1963 70mm Blow Up
1963 Circarama
1963 Circlorama
1966 Dimension 150
1967 DEFA 70
1967 Pik-A-Movie
1970 IMAX / Omnimax
1974 Cinema 180
1976 Dolby Stereo
1984 Showscan
1984 Swissorama
1986 iWERKS
1989 ARRI 765
1990 CDS
1994 DTS / Datasat
2001 Super Dimension 70
2018 Magellan 65

Various Large format | 70mm to 3-strip | 3-strip to 70mm | Specialty Large Format | Special Effects in 65mm | ARC-120 | Super Dimension 70Early Large Format
7OMM Premiere in Chronological Order


Australia | Brazil
Canada | Denmark
England | France
Germany | Iran
Mexico | Norway
Sweden | Turkey

7OMM Projectors
People | Eulogy
65mm/70mm Workshop
The 7OMM Newsletter
Back issue | PDF
Academy of the WSW

• 2026 | 2025 | 2024
2023 | 2022 | 2021
2020 | 2019 | 2018
2017 | 2016 | 2015
2014 | 2013 | 2012
2011 | 2010 | 2009
2008 | 2007 | 2006
2005 | 2004 | 2003
2002 | 2001 | 2000
1999 | 1998 | 1997
1996 | 1995 | 1994

in70mm.com Mission:
• To record the history of the large format movies and the 70mm cinemas as remembered by the people who worked with the films. Both during making and during running the films in projection rooms and as the audience, looking at the curved screen.
in70mm.com, a unique internet based magazine, with articles about 70mm cinemas, 70mm people, 70mm films, 70mm sound, 70mm film credits, 70mm history and 70mm technology. Readers and fans of 70mm are always welcome to contribute.

Disclaimer | Updates
Support us
Table of Content

Extracts and longer parts of in70mm.com may be reprinted with the written permission from the editor.
Copyright © 1800 - 2070. All rights reserved.

Visit biografmuseet.dk about Danish cinemas


70mm Foreword
Schauburg's 5. Todd-AO 70mm festival, Karlsruhe, Germany

The 70mm Newsletter
Writen by: Thomas Hauerslev, www.in70mm.com Date: 04.10.2009

Friends of Schauburg and 70mm film, it is this time of year. Fall season is here, days are getting shorter, it is getting colder, and it is time to move inside a cinema and see films again. Not just any films, but BIGGER and BRIGHTER films. Not only that, but also SHARPER and with more DEPTH than anything you can see in a cinema. It is time for the 5th Todd-AO Festival, which celebrates everything that is bigger and better in the cinema. Yes, it is time for 70MM FILMS!

For the first-timer, the “5th Todd-AO Festival” presents a unique opportunity to experience the ultimate in cinema presentation: 70mm film with 6-track stereophonic sound in a ideally designed cinema. Sitting relaxed in a comfortably chair, on the curved rows, in front of the huge curved screen. You are in for the experience of a lifetime. An unparalleled goose bump ride. This is the best of the best. Big, bright, rock steady and ultra sharp images and a smooth wonderful 6-track magnetic sound - very pleasing to the human ear. 70mm film is like a window to the world.

The 5th Todd-AO Festival is what cinema is all about. Bring people from many nations together in a cinema for three days to share good memories of past. Did someone say essence of cinema?

Hear Clint Eastwood talk to the trees, and follow Rossano Brazzi on a Cinerama adventure WEST of Java. See John Wayne and Kirk Douglas handle the war in the Pacific in dramatic black and white? See what lovely newcomer Nora Arnezeder is doing a Parisian Theatre in 1936 - just listen to her voice in glorious DTS sound – an amazing and beautifully photographed adventure. Enjoy Marlon Brando in a pair of tights in ancient Rome in sparkling 70mm. Freddie Young is taking you on a Technirama Holiday to the Middle East with Yul Brynner and lovely Gina Lollobrigida. Sovscope 70 is striking back with Akira Kurosawa behind the camera – an epic journey and majestic photography. The Swedes are as gay as they possibly can, set to fabulous scenery in MCS 70. Re-live MGM’s greatest moments on the silver screen - “More Stars Than There Are in Heaven” or go to the Argentinean Pampas for an adventure rarely seen - Judge for yourself in Superpanorama. Re-visit Rome in Ultra Panavision 70, with Hollywood’s biggest stars before Barbara Streisand takes you on a parade in New York.

From Japan to Argentina, from Egypt to Sweden, from the gold rush in America to volcanic eruptions in Java, from Pearl Harbor to Paris and from ancient Rome to the 1960s, the 5th Todd-AO Festival has it all – and more! Something for everyone guaranteed. The Schauburg Cinerama celebrates the wonder of 70mm and offers the audience a unique experience. A chance to see what movie-going was like, 40 years ago on a large curved screen. Those were the words, 70mm is great, but don’t take my words for it. You really have to see and listen yourself to fully understand the virtues of 70mm film presentations. On behalf of Herbert Born, director of the Schauburg, I welcome you all to enjoy “The greatest show in Todd-AO”.

More in 70mm reading:

Todd-AO Festival Home
5. Todd-AO Festival
Wilkommen | Welcome
Intro | Festival Images
• Festival Flyer (PDF)

Festival Archives
Festival Through the Years
Festival Schedule and Archive

More Schauburg Cinerama

Festivals in Pictures
Schauburg Cinerama
Best of Todd-AO Festival
Guests | Billboards | Posters

Internet link:

Go: back - top - back issues - news index
Updated 21-01-24