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    At the start of the 1950's, television sets were ubiquitous in American homes which became a miniture movie screen that had the same 4x3 aspect r… Read More
    At the start of the 1950's, television sets were ubiquitous in American homes which became a miniture movie screen that had the same 4x3 aspect ratio. The movie business suffered due to loss of audiences, prompting the movie industry to reinvent themselves. Hollywood's solution introduced a movie experience that could not be watched at home. in 1952, Cinerama introduced a curved, panoramic screen with a revolutionary 2.77:1 aspect ratio; a surreal view that was three times wider. This would set the bar for a new cinema aesthetic. Read Less
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At the start of the 1950's, television sets were ubiquitous in American homes which became a miniture movie screen that had the same 4x3 aspect ratio. The movie business suffered due to loss of audiences, prompting the movie industry to reinvent themselves.
 
Hollywood's solution introduced a movie experience that could not be watched at home. in 1952, Cinerama introduced a curved, panoramic screen with a revolutionary 2.77:1 aspect ratio; a surreal view that was three times wider. This would set the bar for a new cinema aesthetic.