Cinema: Long Day's Journey

Cinema's latest gimmick for bigger entertainment spreads itself on the world's largest indoor screen, and once again fails to prove that bigger movies make better movies. The new film process, tagged "Cinemiracle" by its sponsors, National Theaters Inc., has a field of vision (146° wide, 55° high) almost equal to that of the human eye (160°-60°) and, at the renovated Roxy Theater in Manhattan this week, got tucked in on a canvas 100 ft. long, 40 ft. high. Like Cinerama, Cinemiracle is shot through three cameras, translated through three projectors, but avoids its older brother's sideline distortions. Cinemiracle may not be...

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