30 Days of 3D: DAY 6

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

UPDATED 5/17/11 4:30 PM PST

The first 3D attraction at a Disney theme park was “3D Jamboree,” which premiered in the Fantasyland Theatre at Disneyland in June 1956.  The attraction featured the existing 3D cartoons “Melody” (1953, released theatrically with William Castle’s 3D Western “Fort Ti”) and “Working for Peanuts” (1953, originally released with the Howard Hughes produced “Son of Sinbad,” which itself was pulled two weeks into release and rereleased in 1955 in 2D Superscope.  Rumor is the film was pulled due to censorship issues.  “Peanuts” was rereleased in digital 3D in 2007 with “Meet the Robinsons”) along with new 3D footage of the Mousketeers.  The attraction operated through January 1964 and used twin 35mm projectors with the NaturalVision polarized process popular at the time.  There would not be another 3D attraction at the Disney parks until the debut of “Magic Journeys” at EPCOT Center’s Journey Into Imagination pavilion in 1982.

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Attraction, digital 3D, Hollywood and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s