Definition of Vistavision in English:

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Vistavision

Pronunciation: /ˈvistəˌviZHən/

noun

US trademark
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.
Example sentences
  • The picture was beautifully shot in Utah's Monument Valley in Technicolor and Vistavision.
  • But in his 1950s Vistavision, Technicolor period, Hitchcock learned to use the camera to tell the story much more than ever before.
  • Note how the small black and white TV transmissions are always contrasted to the Vistavision and vibrant Technicolor of the ‘real’ filmic world.

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Syllabification: Vis·ta·vi·sion

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