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[mass noun] A cinematographic process in which special lenses are used to compress a wide image into a standard frame and then expand it again during projection. It results in an image that is almost two and a half times as wide as it is high.
- ‘Seven Brides for Seven Brothers was released by MGM as a CinemaScope movie ‘in blushing color’ in 1954.’
- ‘The colors aren't as bright and bold as a CinemaScope picture shot in color by DeLuxe should be.’
- ‘Re-started as a CinemaScope picture, it turned out to be a very wise choice.’
- ‘If there was a way to combine the feel of a CinemaScope picture with the intimate humanity of Jesus portrayed in this film, you'd have a perfect visual representation of the Gospels.’
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