A standard screen B&W prologue during which Lowell Thomas shows how, from the dawn of history, mankind has attempted to create the illusion of depth & movement by artistic, mechanical and Merian C. Cooper, Gunther von Fritsch. Title: This Is Cinerama (). This is Cinerama is a full-length film directed by Merian C. Cooper and starring Lowell Thomas. It is designed to introduce the widescreen process. On the evening of September 30, , the shape and sound of movies changed forever with the introduction of Cinerama. This unique widescreen process was.
This documentary was created in order to showcase a new filming and exhibition style known as Cinerama. The technique created an image nearly three.