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  1. For word processing and office type applications, vertical measurement can be more important than diagonal measurement when determining size requirements

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 30, 2008
  2. image is a film, computer or television image with a wider and shorter aspect ratio than the standard Academy frame developed during the classical Hollywood cinema era

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 30, 2008
  3. Silent film was projected at a ratio of four units wide to three units tall, often expressed as 4:3 or 1.33:1

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 30, 2008
  4. first widely used in the late 1920s in some shorts and newsreels, including Fox Grandeur News and Fox Movietone Follies of 1929, both released on May 26, 1929 in New York City in the Fox Grandeur process

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 30, 2008
  5. The addition of sound-on-film soundtracks and a thicker frame line in order to hide physical splices in prints caused the frame dimensions to standardize by 1932 to Academy format, which is actually 1.37 but often erroneously called 1.33

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