This Day in Film History:
Louis Malle, the director of such films as Pretty Baby and Atlantic City, is born Thurneries, France. Malle married Candice Bergen in 1980.
Universal debuts its Cinerama film technique with This is Cinerama. Cinerama is the three-camera system which projects film onto screens curving a third of the way around the audience. Unfortunately, only two theatres in America at the time had the capacity to show Cinerama.
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