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lazy eight

lazy eight
An aerobatic maneuver in which the aircraft nose makes a figure 8. The maneuver consists of two 180° turns in opposite directions. During the first 90° arc of each turn, the nose of the aircraft describes a climbing and then descending path above the horizon. During the second 90° arc of each turn, the nose of the aircraft describes a descending and then a climbing path below the horizon. As viewed from the side, the maneuver traces a figure 8. The horizon bisects the 8 from one end to the other.
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(12) VistaVision fue creado por la Paramount en 1954 para acentuar la grandeza tecnologica y su objetivo fue el de <<llenar la pantalla>>.
Movie buffs praised what was the first picture filmed in VistaVision, a revolutionary new widescreen process developed by Paramount.
The Dykstraflex--named after Dyskstra--was built from old VistaVision cameras (chosen for their large picture size) and could move in seven different axes of motion.
At this screening, the film was exhibited for the first time in DTS and 70mm, a format with a similar frame size to the VistaVision system in which it was originally shot.
Olivier's film, for instance, which went into production also in 1954, was one of the first British films--and the only Shakespeare film--to be made in the pioneering widescreen format VistaVision. Unlike CinemaScope, the process that initiated the vogue for widescreen filmmaking in 1952, VistaVision was not anamorphic in the technical sense, (13) but its superior high-resolution image offered possibilities for widescreen mise-en-scene which Olivier exploited to the full in positioning Richard in an oblique relation to the rest of the scene.
Tom Vincent writes about VistaVision, a system that sought to improve on standard 35mm by means of height rather than width, achieving remarkable clarity of image in the process.
Discussing "Roger Rabbit" (1988), Cundey, 67, says while earlier movies had combined live-action and animation, the results tended to look "uneven and a bit like comicbooks, whereas we went for a very realistic look." He shot the film with a VistaVision camera using Eastman 5247 stock, "the finest grain film available back then," and more than 1,000 composite shots--"a huge amount for the time"--were used to produce a seamless blend of live action and animation.
The authors discuss the new color technologies (Cinemascope, VistaVision, Panavision, etc.), the decision of the studios to allow their past films to be shown on TV, and the effects that such changes had on the various Hollywood studios during this period.
(11) Of course, many cinema technologies have been introduced with promises of greater "participation" such as the various wide screen technologies of the 1950s, Cinerama, Cinemascope, VistaVision, Todd-AO.
Think of Cinerama, Cinemascope, Todd-AO, Vistavision and Sensurround.
Interesting facts include that White Christmas was the very first film to be released in Vistavision, a high resolution version of 35mm film, resulting in rich colours and that the song White Christmas was a long-established holiday hit by the time they built this sweet-natured holiday movie around it.
Diariamente, durante 27 dias se tomaron registros de temperatura con un termometro (libre de mercurio EasyRead VWR) con una escala de -10 a 40[grados]C en horario diurno y vespertino (08:00 y 17:00 h), el pH con un potenciometro de mesa (400+ Orion), la salinidad con un refractometro portatil (VistaVision VWR) con escala de 0 a 100 unidades practicas de salinidad (UPS).