Sunday, April 09, 2017

The Wonder Of 1950's Technology: The 3-D TV Headset



Think virtual reality is cool? Here, from the pages of Life Magazine, is the way to watch TV and escape your humdrum existence: use the patented 3-D headset! Here's inventor-publisher and Godfather of Science-Fiction (not the Godfather of Soul), Hugo Gernsback, doing just that!



The television audience could see Uncle Miltie in drag in multiple dimensions!



Just imagine - Dagmar as you've never seen her before!



Watch Bwana Devil on TV - in 3-D and in THRILLING COLOR!



Add a second pair of the patented 3-D glasses and see Bwana Devil in 4-D!



Take LSD with two or three pairs of 3-D glasses atop your 3-dimensional TV headset and see Bwana Devil in 5-D! Then, keeping that headset on, listen to the album Sunrise In Different Dimensions by Sun Ra & His Arkestra.

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