Unpeeling “Top Banana” And Finding Answers About The 3D Movie That Slipped Away

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Th This article is only possible due to the extensive research by film historian Robert Furmanek. Thank you Bob for all the research and restorations by you and the 3-D Film Archive. It’s long been known that “Top Banana” (1954) was a lost 3D film. At the World 3-D Film Expo II, it was announced… [Continue Reading]

My Visits With Andre

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Over the years, I have been privileged to have met and interacted with many great movie directors. Among them, Mervyn LeRoy, Raoul Walsh, William Wyler, George Pal, Sydney Pollack, Alan J. Pakula, Arthur Penn, Lamont Johnson, Michael Ritchie, Brian De Palma, Melvin Frank, Frank Perry, Joan Micklin Silver, William Castle, Graeme Ferguson, Greg MacGillivray, James… [Continue Reading]

A Fond Farewell to the Damsel Who Distressed the Creature From the Black Lagoon

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Julie Adams (10/17/1926 – 2/3/2019) won not only the Creature’s heart, but the hearts of all of her fans not only in over fifty feature films and hundreds of television episodes, but also live theater and book signing appearances over the years. Not to surprising, but certainly just as sad, Julie Adams, the beauty from… [Continue Reading]

Awarded IMAX Filmmaker Toni Myers Dies at 75

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3D Photo: The late Ray Zone with IMAX co-founder Graeme Ferguson and Toni Myers in 2006. Former NASA astronaut Tom Jones on his Twitter account paid tribute to Toni Myers as an “Imax genius.” “The first film on shuttle I recall seeing Toni’s “The Dream is Alive,” blew me away. I wanted to be a… [Continue Reading]

Memorial Service for Dave Washburn

Dave Washburn

It is with great sadness that the LA 3-D Club mourns the loss of Board Member and Equipment Director Dave Washburn, who passed away on April 6, 2013 after a long battle with cancer. Dave was an enthusiastic 3-D photographer and a technical genius who was an invaluable member of our club. Details of Dave’s… [Continue Reading]

Ray Zone Memorial


Thank you to all of Ray Zone’s family, friends, and colleagues who joined us on Sunday, December 16th for the memorial celebration of Ray’s life. We will continue to accept donations to the fund set up in Ray’s name through the LA 3-D Club to help preserve and maintain his work and collection, and to… [Continue Reading]

3-D Gallery Show Currently Open


Visual Stereo: An Exposition of Contemporary 3-D Imagery, a 3-D gallery show produced by Barry Rothstein, Friday 9/14 and 9/21 from 7-10pm at The Bungalow, 727 Pine Avenue, Long Beach. The gallery will showcase world class stereography, including the art of James Comstock, Oliver Dean, Abe Fagenson, Cassie Kaufman, Lawrence Kaufman, David Kuntz, Eric Kurland, David… [Continue Reading]



Deadline for the always memorable “Image of the Year” competition is Thursday, June 28, the Thursday AFTER the day of our club meeting.  If you entered any stereo images in any of our club competitions starting in September, 2011, and ending in May, 2012, those images are eligible to be entered!  You may select and enter up… [Continue Reading]

3D Exhibition at the Annenberg Space for Photography


There is a significant 3D component to the new Digital Darkroom exhibition opening at the Annenberg Space for Photography in Los Angeles on Saturday.  The exhibition showcases the work of 17 photographers working in manipulated imagery, and includes the stereoscopic work of Claudia Kunin, Ted Grudowski, Mike Pucher, Chris Levine, and Christopher Schneberger. Digital Darkroom… [Continue Reading]

Producer / Director Shannon Benna Becomes Hollywood’s First Female Feature Film Stereographer


Shannon Benna, an independent producer and creative director specializing in emerging technologies and entertainment media production, has become Hollywood’s “First Female Feature Film Stereographer” through her work on Global Asylum’s upcoming 3D feature film “A Haunting In Salem.” With credits that span traditional film, TV, and interactive content production, Ms. Benna served as On-Set Stereographer… [Continue Reading]

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