Definition of CinemaScope in English:


Line breaks: Cinema¦Scope
Pronunciation: /ˈsɪnəməskəʊp


[mass noun] trademark
  • A cinematographic process in which special lenses are used to compress a wide image into a standard frame and then expand it again during projection. It results in an image that is almost two and a half times as wide as it is high.
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    • Re-started as a CinemaScope picture, it turned out to be a very wise choice.
    • The colors aren't as bright and bold as a CinemaScope picture shot in color by DeLuxe should be.
    • Seven Brides for Seven Brothers was released by MGM as a CinemaScope movie ‘in blushing color’ in 1954.

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