Cinema: Flash in the Pan?

Hollywood's three-dimension fever was still running high last week. But amidst all the 3-D gags ("We'll have to hire opticians instead of lawyers"), epithets ("third dementia"), and a rash of planned 3-D productions (15 feature movies in 1953), a few industry veterans began wondering aloud whether sudden salvation is really at hand. Is 3-D certain to save the sagging box office? Notable reservations and misgivings about 3-D's future:

¶M-G-M's Production Boss Dore Schary sees 3-D as a novelty and a limited technique which will not enhance or improve all pictures. Said Schary, cautiously:...

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