1955, proprietary name of a type of wide-screen lens, word formed from elements of panorama + vision.

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Examples from the Web for panavision

Contemporary Examples of panavision

  • We're making this gargantuan show; we shoot it on 35mm film in Panavision.

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    Lost, for the Last Time

    Jace Lacob

    January 27, 2010