Theodore Brown, and the Little Green Man of the Sea

The picture above is from a 1920s book written and (as we shall see) drawn and published by the English inventor, editor and artist Theodore Brown. The technique of ‘changing and moving pictures’ using red-and-green printing and gelatine filters had appeared years earlier, in Brown’s pocket-money novelty the Pocket Kinematograph. DISCLAIMER: One of the imagesContinue reading “Theodore Brown, and the Little Green Man of the Sea”

Revealed: The World’s First ‘3-D’ Film Show (Part 2)

The principle explained Following his successful public show, Theo set out his principle of monocular stereoscopy in considerable theoretical detail in The Optician. He explained that conventional stereoscopic photography had apparently overshadowed other possibilities of introducing depth in pictures by taking advantage of little-known facts of depth perception. ‘The principle of the stereoscope is doubtlessContinue reading “Revealed: The World’s First ‘3-D’ Film Show (Part 2)”

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