THE ROBE ~ 60TH ANNIVERSARY OF CINEMASCOPE


1953 DIRECTOR: Henry Koster May Contain Spoilers! Today we celebrate the 60th Anniversary of The Robe's U.S. Premier and the birth of Cinemascope, the grandfather of the modern widescreen formats which we use today. It was on this day, 16th Sepetember 1953 that The Robe responded to the Cinerama Process with its own Cinemascope format, … Continue reading THE ROBE ~ 60TH ANNIVERSARY OF CINEMASCOPE

CINEMASCOPE @ 60


Cinemascope has it's beginning as far back as 1926. with French innovator, as many of cinemas' greatest inventors were, Professor Henri Chrétien, coming up with the anamorphic process, then known as Anamorphoscope. But the modern uses and implementation of the format, which has the screen ratio of between 2.35:1 its original incarnation 2.55:1. Using the basic principles … Continue reading CINEMASCOPE @ 60