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Cinerama Holiday (1955)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 18 December 1955 (Japan)
Travelogue featuring an American couple traveling in Europe and a European couple traveling in the U.S, with the emphasis on the cinematography which was viewed on a special curved screen with three projectors.

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Renee Gossett (book), Pierre Gossett (book) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
John Marsh John Marsh ... Himself
Betty Marsh Betty Marsh ... Herself
Fred Troller Fred Troller ... Himself
Beatrice Troller Beatrice Troller ... Herself
Art Buchwald Art Buchwald ... Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ricard Alexis Ricard Alexis ... Himself
Oscar Celestin Oscar Celestin ... Himself
Robert Marsh Robert Marsh ... Himself
Emmanuel Paul Emmanuel Paul ... Himself
Pat White Pat White ... Herself
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Travelogue featuring an American couple traveling in Europe and a European couple traveling in the U.S, with the emphasis on the cinematography which was viewed on a special curved screen with three projectors.

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The 2nd Cinerama presentation

Genres:

Documentary

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 December 1955 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Unohtumaton loma See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$26,160,000
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (2012 restoration)

Sound Mix:

Cinerama 7-Track

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.59 : 1
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Trivia

Top-grossing film in the USA in 1955. See more »

Quotes

Art Buchwald: How long are you staying in Paris?
John Marsh: Till we've seen everything.
Betty Marsh: But we don't want to go where American tourists usually go.
Art Buchwald: The only place you won't find Americans is the Soviet embassy and the garbage dump.
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Referenced in Cinerama Adventure (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Fandango
(uncredited)
Lyrics by John Bradford
Music by Frank Perkins
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Lots of fun - Cinerama is still an impressive format today!
7 August 1999 | by aruba-2See all my reviews

Cinerama is a format in which movies are filmed using three cameras, then displayed on a curved screen using three projectors. It does a great job of making you feel like you're in the action. Only about 10 movies were filmed in Cinerama, and very few theaters are currently equipped to show them. The only one in the U.S. at present is in Dayton, Ohio, which is where I saw Cinerama Holiday.

This movie is about two couples (they were couples in real life too, and they used their real names), one from St. Louis and one from Switzerland. They each go to the other's country and travel around. That's the plot, such as it is - but seeing the sites in Cinerama is a lot of fun.

There are huge musical stage productions in Paris and Las Vegas, bobsledding, a county fair, skiing, a puppet show (where you can see the audience as well as the show) and a lot of more low-key stuff. It's a lot like being taken on vacation by interesting hosts. If you get the chance to see it, do.


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