Success Story: Touring The View-Master Headquarters

This is so great!

While researching View-Master, the video after the break popped up in results. It’s a live TV show I’d never heard of called Success Story and was done on location live(!).

This particular episode gives a comprehensive tour of View-Master headquarters which includes the factory and art production!

Some of the figures used in 3D reels:

An example of production:

They used a single camera in studio and racked it to the side, changing the inter-ocular distance to achieve a desired effect and also move a foreground object for an additional special effect!

Florence Thomas, one of the figure artists:

Joe Liptak, another figure artist:

This really should be seen!


Previously here:

How View-Master Reels Were Shot
VR180: The Future Of VR Is … View-Master?

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