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It came from the past... 3-D

The Coolidge delves into stereoscopic history. George Lucas vows to add a new dimension to film. So are 3-D movies a relic or the next big thing?

By Ty Burr
Globe Staff / June 5, 2005

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There was nothing three-dimensional whatsoever about the recently released horror film ''House of Wax," least of all Paris Hilton's performance. But audiences who recall the 1953 original starring Vincent Price and Carolyn ''Morticia Addams" Jones, know that it was all 3-D -- the first big box-office success in the oddly random history of stereoscopic cinema. (Full article: 2126 words)

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