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

 

 Compiled by Michael Coate and William Kallay

 


1983

February 11:
Letís Spend The Night Together
Spherical Blow-Up / Six-
Track Stereo
Embassy
"...live it!"

Costa Mesa: [Edwards] Town Center
Orange: [Syufy] City Center



 

May 13:
Blue Thunder
Anamorphic Blow-Up / Six-Track Dolby Stereo
Columbia
"He's out there..."

Costa Mesa: [Edwards] South Coast Plaza
Newport Beach: [Edwards] Newport
Orange: [Syufy] Cinedome
 



May 25:
Return Of The Jedi
Anamorphic Blow-Up / Six-Track Dolby Stereo
Lucasfilm Ltd./20th Century Fox

Costa Mesa: [Edwards] Town Center
Newport Beach: [Edwards] Newport
Orange: [Syufy] Cinedome 20
Orange: [Syufy] Cinedome 23
Westminster: [UA] Twin


Also see 1985 re-issue entry




June 17:
Superman
III
Anamorphic Blow-Up / Six-Track Dolby Stereo
Warner Bros.

Costa Mesa: [Edwards] South Coast Plaza
Orange: [Syufy] City Center




July 15:
Staying Alive
Spherical Blow-Up / Six-Track Dolby Stereo
Paramount

Newport Beach: [Edwards] Newport
Orange: [Syufy] Cinedome




July 29:
Krull
Anamorphic Blow-Up / Six-Track Dolby Stereo
Columbia
"A world light years beyond your imagination."

Costa Mesa: [Edwards] South Coast Plaza
Orange: [Syufy] City Center


 

 

August 26:
WarGames
Spherical Blow-Up / Six-Track Dolby Stereo
MGM/UA

Newport Beach: [Edwards] Newport

 

 

 

September 30:
Brainstorm
Super Panavision 70 & Spherical Blow-Up / Six-Track Dolby Stereo
MGM/UA
"...The Ultimate Experience"

Newport Beach: [Edwards] Newport
Orange: [Syufy] Cinedome

Expanded Release on Nov. 11:
Westminster: [UA] Twin
 


 

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