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LA Members: 50th Anniversary Screening of THE ROBE Tonight

Discussion in 'Movies' started by gregstaten, Nov 19, 2003.

  1. gregstaten

    gregstaten Supporting Actor

    Aug 1, 1997
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    A special screening will be held in Los Angeles TONIGHT.

    The 50th Anniversary of "The ROBE" will be held this Wednesday, November 18 at the Motion Picture Academy Goldwyn Theatre. The is a brand new print from original elements that will be in the original release aspect ratio of 2.55 to 1.

    This film was the FIRST released Cinemascope Feature in 1953. The Original aspest ratio of cinemascope was 2.55 to 1 but was later reduced to 2.39 with the addition of an optical sound track.

    The screening tomorrow evening will be accoplished by running the sound as double system with interlocked mag film.

    This new print version may not play anywhere else in the world in the near future.

    Full details are at: http://www.oscars.org/events/the_robe/index.html

    TAcademy today said that plenty of tickets would be available at the door on Wednesday Evening. Free parking in the parking garages nearby is available. Tickets are only $5.

  2. Peter Kline

    Peter Kline Cinematographer

    Feb 9, 1999
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    if you go to the screening I hope you don't fall victim to the "mumps"!


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