Cinemascope Two: 20th Century-fox
If it were not for the vision and enterprise of Darryl F. Zanuck and 20th Century-Fox, chances are none of us would be enjoying widescreen films today. Instead, we'd still be watching movies and TV on the same postage-stamp screen that became standard when movies began to talk in 1927. This survey of Fox's contributions to the CinemaScope Revolution which that studio started back in 1953, examines no less than 140 key films (with extensive cast and technical credits, plus release details and other background information, including prizes and awards).
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Superb Account of Wide-Screen Movies in 50s & 60s!User Review - Astaire - Borders
After a bad start with "CinemaScope One: Stupendous in Scope", critic and movie historian John Howard Reid more than redeems himself with this following book. This time around, he rightly focuses ... Read full review