While there were plenty of new technologies — eight-tracks, Betamax, the Gremlin — that failed to outlast the '70s, CinemaScope was perhaps the decade's most tragic casualty. CinemaScope used special lenses to compress images during filming and spread them out fuller, wider and with greater detail during projection. It died due to the advent of easier-to-use equipment, but CinemaScope films still have a... More >>>