Pictureville Cinema

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The interior, ready for showing a Cinerama film on the curved screen

Pictureville Cinema is a cinema auditorium located within the National Science and Media Museum in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England.

Pictureville is one of the best equipped cinemas in the world. It is equipped for 35 mm, 70 mm, 4K resolution and Cinerama projection. The cinema features Dolby Digital EX, DTS and 8 Channel SDDS digital sound systems. It has the only public Cinerama projection system outside the USA.[1]

The cinema opened on 8 April 1992, with a charity performance of Hook in 70 mm and 6-channel stereophonic sound.

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  1. ^ "Pictureville Cinema". National Science and Media Museum. Retrieved 22 April 2017. Just three venues in the world have the ability to screen Cinerama to the public, and Pictureville is the only one of these located outside the USA. 

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Coordinates: 53°47′28″N 1°45′25″W / 53.791°N 1.757°W / 53.791; -1.757