1 hr. 56 min.
Designed to introduce the Cinerama widescreen format, this film documents exciting events and beautiful scenery from around the world in the aforementioned format. Included is a thrilling rollercoaster ride from the now-defunct Rockaways' Playland in Queens, scenes from the opera "Aida," an up-close view of the Niagara Falls, a ride down the canals of Venice and a bullfight. The film also features narration from newscaster Lowell Thomas and an Academy Award--nominated score.
Directors: Ernest B. Schoedsack , Michael Todd Jr.
Distributor: Cinerama Releasing Corporation [us]