Cinema: The New Pictures, Mar. 2, 1953

Bwana Devil (Arch Oboler; United Artists) is the first feature-length picture to be filmed in three-dimension, Hollywood's hottest new trend. The story is strictly onedimensional: an intrepid engineer triumphantly helps build a railroad line in British East Africa in spite of the opposition of a couple of man-eating lions.

Photographed in Ansco color with the Natural Vision process (special polarized glasses for viewers), Bwana Devil gives a blurry illusion of depth. Producer-Writer-Director Arch Oboler, onetime radio scriptwriter, uses three-dimension as a trick rather than a creative tool. The moviegoer seems to see a...

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