52 Years Ago In TIME

Filmmakers are beginning to experiment once again with 3-D MOVIES. Back in 1953, when the new technology first took Hollywood by storm, it was seen as the savior of a slumping business.

One day the movies had been just a mental transom the public was half-tired of peeking through. The next day the movies were a gap in the mind's defenses through which a roaring lion leaped and landed in the delighted moviegoer's lap. Spears and guns threatened his head, spiders walked on his face, beautiful girls reached alluringly from the screen. Then, just when a man's guard was up, came a...

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