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Stereoscopic Cinema Proves Itself

Ray Zone

in Stereoscopic Cinema & the Origins of 3-D Film, 1838–1952

Published by University Press of Kentucky

Published in print December 2007 | ISBN: 9780813124612
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780813134796 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5810/kentucky/9780813124612.003.0010
Stereoscopic Cinema Proves Itself

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This chapter looks at several developments in stereoscopic cinema, from the Lumiere brothers' film the L'Arrivee du train, the polarization of light rays, and the Vectograph. The Vectograph combined the images from the left and right eyes, along with polarization crossed at 90 degrees, on a single print. It soon was able to simplify stereoscopic motion picture projection.

Keywords: stereoscopic cinema; L'Arrivee du train; polarization; light rays; Vectograph; stereoscopic motion picture projection

Chapter.  6262 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Film

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