20 Facts About 3D film


The first 3D film, entitled Plastigrams, was distributed nationally by Educational Pictures in the red-and-blue anaglyph format.

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The first 3D film, Audioscopiks, premiered January 11,1936, and The New Audioscopiks premiered January 15,1938.

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The Italian 3D film was made with the Gualtierotti camera; the two German productions with the Zeiss camera and the Vierling shooting system.

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Originally in black and white, the 3D film was so popular that it was re-shot in color for the following year at the fair, under the title New Dimensions.

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The film was shot in "Natural Vision", a process that was co-created and controlled by M L Gunzberg.

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The critically panned 3D film was nevertheless highly successful with audiences due to the novelty of 3D, which increased Hollywood interest in 3D during a period that had seen declining box-office admissions.

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Features utilized two projectors, the capacity limit of 3D film being loaded onto each projector meant that an intermission was necessary for every feature-length 3D film.

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The 3D film was directed by Ireland, who sued Broder for his salary.

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The 3D film was released June 24,1953, and went out with the short Stardust in Your Eyes, which starred nightclub comedian, Slick Slavin.

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The 3D film, adapted from the popular Cole Porter Broadway musical, starred the MGM songbird team of Howard Keel and Kathryn Grayson as the leads, supported by Ann Miller, Keenan Wynn, Bobby Van, James Whitmore, Kurt Kasznar and Tommy Rall.

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Ironically, the 3D film had a wide release in 3D and was well received at the box office.

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The 3D film was shot in 2-D, but to enhance the bizarre qualities of the dream-world that is induced when the main character puts on a cursed tribal mask, these scenes went to anaglyph 3D.

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Arch Oboler had the vision for the system that no one else would touch, and put it to use on his 3D film entitled The Bubble, which starred Michael Cole, Deborah Walley, and Johnny Desmond.

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Stereoscopic movies were popular in other parts of the world, such as My Dear Kuttichathan, a Malayalam 3D film which was shot with stereoscopic 3D and released in 1984.

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Echoes of the Sun was the first IMAX 3D film to be presented using alternate-eye shutterglass technology, a development required because the dome screen precluded the use of polarized technology.

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Butler's in Love, a short 3D film directed by David Arquette and starring Elizabeth Berkley and Thomas Jane was released on June 23,2008.

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The pre-production of the first 3D film shot in France, Derriere les murs, began in May 2010 and was released in mid-2011.

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On October 1,2010 Scar3D was the first-ever stereoscopic 3D Video-on-demand 3D film released through major cable broadcasters for 3D televisions in the United States.

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In 2008, Journey to the Center of the Earth became the first live-action feature 3D film to be shot with the earliest Fusion Camera System released in Digital 3D and was later followed by several others.

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Kermode has been an outspoken critic of 3D film describing the effect as a "nonsense" and recommends using two right or left lenses from the 3D glasses to cut out the "pointy, pointy 3D stereoscopic vision", although this technique still does not improve the huge brightness loss from a 3D film.

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