Villa to Install Cinerama Equipment Soon
2 August 1960, Salt Lake Tribune, page 7
A new wrap-around screen and projection equipment for Cinemiracle
and Cinerama will be installed soon at the Villa Theatre,
according to an announcement by Fox Theatres.
Any Film Technique
The new equipment, augmenting present Todd-AO, Cinemascope,
70 mm, 65 mm, and 35 mm facilities, will permit the Villa
to utilize any motion picture technique now used in the field.
Additional speakers will supplement the 18 comprising the
present "surrounding" sound system. The remodeling
will involve installation of two new exits and modification
of the seating arrangement to accommodate the new screen
and position the audience for optimum viewing enjoyment.
With completion of the project, the Villa will be the only
theater between Chicago and the west coast equipped to show
third dimension films.
"Windjammer" will be the first attraction in the
new process, Cinemiracle, schedule to open Sept. 1 on a reserved