Depth of Field

Friday, August 08, 2008


In 1952, "Bwana Devil" began a decade-long boom in 3-D movie-making that has sputtered along ever since. Ray Zone, author of "3-D Filmmakers: Conversations with Creators of Stereoscopic Motion Pictures," walks us through some of the Hollywood's landmark attempts.

Comments [3]

Mike White from Westland, MI

Just a note - the Maryland Film Festival does a terrific job bringing 3-D to the people every year via their annual screening during their fest. This year audiences were treated to a rare screening of Miss Sadie Thompson. Seeing a sultry Rita Hayworth belt out "Blue Pacific Blues" in three dimensions was eye-popping.

Aug. 13 2008 09:22 PM
C. Montgomery from Tucson, AZ

Why no mention of Captain EO, the first and only 3D movie I've ever seen?

Aug. 12 2008 03:18 PM
Matthew Rovner from Seattle

Why no mention of Bwana Devil's writer and director Arch Oboler?

Aug. 10 2008 12:30 PM

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