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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

 


1990


January 12:
Glory
Spherical Blow-Up / Six-Track Dolby Stereo
TriStar

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

 

 

 

March 2:
The Hunt For Red October
Anamorphic Blow-Up / Six-Track Dolby Stereo
Paramount

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




May 25:
Back To The Future Part
III
Spherical Blow-Up / Six-Track Dolby Stereo
Universal

Newport Beach: [Edwards] Newport*
Orange: [Century] Cinedome**

Also included a "See The Future Back-To-Back-To-Back" Triple Feature on May 24 (*"Part II & III" in 70mm **"Part III" in 70mm)


 

 

June 1:
Total Recall
Spherical Blow-Up / Six-Track Dolby Stereo
TriStar

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




June 15:
Dick Tracy
Spherical (Super-35) Blow-Up
Touchstone (Buena Vista)

*Six-Track Dolby Stereo
**Cinema Digital Sound (CDS)

Anaheim Hills: [SoCal] Cinemapolis*
Costa Mesa: [Edwards] South Coast Plaza*
Huntington Beach: [Edwards] Charter Centre*
Mission Viejo: [Edwards] Crown Valley*
Newport Beach: [Edwards] Newport**
Santa Ana: [Edwards] Hutton Centre 8* (THX)
Santa Ana: [AMC] MainPlace** (THX)
Stanton: [Edwards] Village Center*

Engagement included Roger Rabbit animated short "Rollercoaster Rabbit"




June 15:
Gremlins 2: The New Batch
Spherical Blow-Up
/ Six-Track Dolby Stereo
Warner Bros.

Costa Mesa: [Edwards] Town Center
Orange: [Century] Cinedome




June 27:
Days Of Thunder
Anamorphic Blow-Up /
Six-Track Dolby Stereo SR
Paramount
"You Can't Outrun The Thunder"

Orange: [Century] Cinedome




July 4:
Die Hard 2
Anamorphic Blow-Up / Six-Track Dolby Stereo
20th Century Fox

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

Includes 70mm Sneak Preview screening on July 3

Additional 70mm Engagement:
Newport Beach: [Edwards] Fashion Island (July 27) (THX)




July 18:
Arachnophobia
Spherical Blow-Up / Six-Track Dolby Stereo
Hollywood (Buena Vista)
"Eight legs, two fangs and an attitude."

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




October 5:
Fantasia (Re-Issue)
Spherical Blow-Up /
Six-Track Dolby Stereo
Walt Disney (Buena Vista)
"Restored To Its Original Brilliance"

Newport Beach: [Edwards] Newport*
Santa Ana: [AMC] MainPlace* (THX)



 

October 12:
Memphis Belle
Spherical Blow-Up / Six-Track Dolby Stereo
Warner Bros.
"Brave young men who rode on the wings of victory."

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



 

December 12:
Havana
Spherical Blow-Up / Six-Track Dolby Stereo
Universal

Costa Mesa: [Edwards] Town Center
Santa Ana: [AMC] MainPlace (THX)




December 21:
The Bonfire Of The Vanities
Spherical (Super-35) Blow-Up / Six-Track Dolby Stereo
Warner Bros.

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




December 25:
The Godfather Part
III
Spherical (Super-35) Blow-Up / Six-Track Dolby Stereo
Paramount

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


 

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