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nounmass nountrademark in US
A form of widescreen cinematography employing standard 35 mm film in such a way as to give a larger projected image using ordinary methods of projection.
- ‘The picture was beautifully shot in Utah's Monument Valley in Technicolor and Vistavision.’
- ‘Note how the small black and white TV transmissions are always contrasted to the Vistavision and vibrant Technicolor of the ‘real’ filmic world.’
- ‘But in his 1950s Vistavision, Technicolor period, Hitchcock learned to use the camera to tell the story much more than ever before.’
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