- Existence: 1886 - 1954
Fred Waller (1886-1954) was a producer and inventor of Cinerama.
Fred Waller was the first to invent a type of Cinerama. His Vitarama was 11 projectors was later shortened to the now traditional 3 projectors and called Cinerama. Waller’s invention was first shown at the 1939 World’s Fair New York.
Citation:Library of Congress Name Authority File, via WWW, July 18, 2017.
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Materials on smileboxing, Seven Wonders of the World, Cinerama Adventure, and Cinerama shorts., 1958-2008
Collection of files, photographs, VHS and beta tapes, souvenirs and publicity material relating to the movie presentation system Cinerama. Tapes contain interviews with people involved with various Cinerama movies. Dated approximately 1950-2010. Bulk 1950-1965.