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3-D revolution : the history of modern stereoscopic cinema

Author: Ray Zone
Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Stereoscopic cinema began in the early 19th century and exploded in the 1950s in Hollywood. Its status as an enduring genre was confirmed in 2009 by the success of 3-D movie 'Avatar'.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2012009813
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ray Zone
ISBN: 9780813136127 0813136121 9780813140704 0813140706
OCLC Number: 835890353
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 441 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Front Cover; Frontispiece; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Prologue: The Epochs of 3-D; Part i: The Era of Convergence, 1952-1985; Chapter 1: Bwana Devil; Chapter 2: Dual-Band Cameras; Chapter 3: Converging in Time; Chapter 4: Deep Black and White; Chapter 5: 3-D Filmmakers and the Critics; Chapter 6: Wider, Not Deeper; Chapter 7: Single-Strip 3-D Systems; Chapter 8: The Porno Boys; Chapter 9: 1980s 3-D Films; Chapter 10: 3-D at Home; Part II: The Immersive Age, 1986-2005; Chapter 11: 4-D and the Ride Film; Chapter 12: Creating 3-D for Theme Parks; Chapter 13: The World of IMAX 3-D. Chapter 14: A Large-Format 3-D JouneyChapter 15: Stereoscopic Outer Space; Chapter 16: Big-Screen 3-D Dinosaurs; Chapter 17: Large-Format Stereo Conversion; Chapter 18: Speeding into 3-D; Chapter 19: Riding on Digits; Chapter 20: The Polar Express in IMAX 3-D; Part III: Digital 3-D Cinema, 2005-2009; Chapter 21: Two Anaglyph Movies; Chapter 22: Threshold of the Future; Chapter 23: Digital 3-D Cinema Begins; Chapter 24: Meet the Robinsons; Chapter 25: Rebuilding the Z-axis; Chapter 26: Digital Live Action 3-D; Chapter 27: Aliens and Superpowers; Chapter 28: Immersed in Coraline. Chapter 29: Two 3-D FIlms by Robert ZemeckisChapter 30: Digital 3-D Horrors; Chapter 31: Perceptual Paradoxes; Chapter 32: Cute and Fuzzy Dinosaurs; Chapter 33: An Interview with Rob Engle; Chapter 34: Brave New 3-D World; Epilogue: Now Is the Time; Acknowledgments; Notes; Index.
Other Titles: Three-D revolution
Responsibility: Ray Zone.


3-D Revolution: The History of Modern Stereoscopic Cinema traces the rise of modern 3-D technology from Arch Oboler's Bwana Devil (1952), which launched the 50s 3-D boom in Hollywood, to the  Read more...


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