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A year-by-year, film-by-film history of 70-millimeter wide gauge exhibition in New York City & Vicinity
Compiled by Michael Coate and William Kallay
Longest-Running 70mm Engagements in NYC
So...the latest "Spider-Man" and "Harry Potter" chapters stuck around for
the entire summer. Wow, eight weeks is an eternity in the megaplex era. For
a real trip, get a load of these record-holding, long-running New York City
engagements. Spidey has nothing on these epics!
weeks: Howards End
(Fine Arts/Village East)
35 weeks: Doctor Dolittle (State)
35 weeks: The Sand Pebbles (Rivoli)
34 weeks: Camelot (Warner)
34 weeks: Hello, Dolly! (Rivoli)
33 weeks: Can-Can (Rivoli)
33 weeks: El Cid (Warner)
33 weeks: Ryan’s Daughter (Ziegfeld)
31 weeks: Grand Prix (Warner Cinerama)
30 weeks: Porgy And Bess (Warner)
The single, longest-running New York City engagement of all-time remains the 123-week reserved seat Cinerama run of "This Is Cinerama" (Broadway plus Warner move-over). Boy, times sure have changed.
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