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Henri Chretien, creator of CinemaScope

Inventions: Communication

Henri Chretien, creator of CinemaScope

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Originally developed in the 1920s, CinemaScope was the first filmmaking process to allow for the shooting and projection of wide-screen films without distortion. It became widespread in the 1950s, when filmmakers began using it to draw audiences away from the booming television market.

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