A year-by-year, film-by-film history of 70-millimeter wide gauge exhibition in Southern California

 Compiled by Michael Coate and William Kallay

Notes, Bibliography and Special Thanks


The information contained in this article and historical filmography has been principally referenced from advertisments that appeared in the following daily newspapers archived on microfilm:

Bakersfield Californian
Desert Sun, The (Palm Springs)
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner
Los Angeles Times
News-Press (Santa Barbara)
Press-Enterprise, The (Riverside)
Press-Telegram (Long Beach)
Register, The / The Orange County Register

In addition, certain data has been referenced from the following:

“Back To The Land: Woodstock Cinematographer Returns For A Filmic Look Back.” In Camera. April 1999.

Belton, John. “Widescreen Cinema.” Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. 1992.

Beyer, Walter. “35mm To 70mm Print-Up: ASC Recommendations #15, #16 and #17.” American Cinematographer. January 1968.

Boxoffice. Selected issues.

Canby, Vincent. "Screen: Woodstock Ecstasy Caught On Film." The New York Times. March 27, 1970.

Carr, Robert E. and R.M. Hayes. “Wide Screen Movies: A History and Filmography of Wide Gauge Filmmaking.” Jefferson, NC: McFarland. 1988.

Coate, Michael and William Kallay. “70mm In L.A.” http://www.widescreenreview.com/wsrmmbr/70mmlasearch.lasso

Coate, Michael and William Kallay. “Presented In 70mm,” Widescreen Review Presents The Ultimate Widescreen DVD Movie Guide. Volume 1, Number 1, 2001.

Crane, Peter. “Winning An Oscar In The Pre-IMAXian Era.” LF Examiner. May 2003.

“Dolby Stereo Equipped Theatres.” Dolby Laboratories, Inc. Selected issues 1977 – 1987.

Galbraith IV, Stuart. “The Emperor And The Wolf: The Lives And Films Of Akira Kurosawa And Toshiro Mifune.” New York: Faber and Faber. 2001.

Galbraith IV, Stuart. “Motor City Marquees: A Comprehensive, Illustrated Reference To Motion Picture Theaters In The Detroit Area, 1906 – 1992.” Jefferson, NC: McFarland Classics. 2001.

Haines, Richard W. “The Moviegoing Experience, 1968-2001.” Jefferson, NC: McFarland. 2003.

Hartl, John. “Reel: Cinedome Is Left Holding Bat-bag.” The Seattle Times. June 19, 1992.

Hauerslev, Thomas (editor). “DP70s In The US.”

“Have You Heard Any Good Movies Lately?” Dolby Laboratories, Inc. Selected issues 1979 – present.

Hayes, R.M. “3-D Movies: A History And Filmography Of Stereoscopic Cinema.” Jefferson, NC: McFarland. 1998.

Hayes, R. Michael. “Roadshow Movies: A Review Of Disc Versions Of Hard Ticket Features.” Widescreen Review Presents Laser Magic 1998. 1998.

Kinerk, Michael D. and Dennis W. Wilhelm. “Popcorn Palaces: The Art Deco Movie Theatre Paintings Of Davis Cone.” New York: Abrams. 2001

Limbacher, James L. “Four Aspects Of The Film.” 1968.

Lobban, Grant. “In The Splendor Of 70mm.” ..In 70mm: The 70mm Newsletter. Issue 67, March 2002.

Loring, Charles. “Breakthrough In 35mm-To-70mm Print-Up Process.” American Cinematographer. April 1964.

Motion Picture Exhibitor. Selected issues.

Motion Picture Herald. Selected issues.

Norwood, Scott (editor). “US 70mm Capable Theatre Listing.”

Sammon, Paul M. “Future Noir: The Making Of Blade Runner.” New York: Harper. 1996.

Variety / Daily Variety. Selected issues.

Jim Cartwright
Bill Gabel
Richard Greenhalgh
Thomas Hauerslev
Jeffry Johnson
Bill Kretzel
Paul Linfesty
Rick Mitchell
Gary Palmucci
Paul Rayton
John Sittig
Robert C. Weisgerber

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