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Henri Chretien (1879–1956)

A French inventor, Professor Henri Chretien developed the anamorphic wide-screen process that resulted in CinemaScope. Although similar systems had been patented earlier, Chretien developed his during World War I for use in tank periscopes. In the 1920s he applied it to film in Construire un feu (1930) and other shorts directed by the innovative ... See full bio »

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 1954 Nouveaux horizons (Documentary short) (technical advisor - as Pr Chrétien)
 1937 Panoramas au fil de l'eau (Documentary short) (hypergonar process creator)
 1937 Phénomènes électriques (Short) (hypergonar process creator)
 1931 Une Visite aux Merveilles de l'Exposition Coloniale Internationale (Documentary short) (hypergonar process creator)
 1930 Construire un feu (Short) (hypergonar process creator)
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 2002 Cinerama Adventure (Documentary)

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