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Wednesday, March 03, 2010

Listorama: 3D cinema brand names

Taken from Anthony Lane's New Yorker piece on how the longing for stereopsis actually prefigured the invention of cinema itself:

Cosmorama
the Motoscope
the Thaumatrope
the Phenakistoscope
the stereophoroskop
the Kinimoscope
the photobioscope
the Praxinoscope
the Heliocinegraphe
the Zoopraxiscope (not to be confused with the Zoopraxinoscope, otherwise known as the Zoogyroscope)
the Kinetoscope
the Mutoscope
the anaglyph
the polarizer
the Alethoscope
the Vitagraph
Plastigrams

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