Widescreen is a two syllable word. I would demarcate the syllables at the compound junction: syllable 1 = "wide", syllable 2 = "screen". In which case the "dscr" sound is the end of one syllable and the beginning of the next - two half-syllables, as distinct from one whole one? Which raises the question of whether you can subdivide a syllable, supposedly a single discrete unit.
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