The Maze. 1953. USA. Directed by William Cameron Menzies. Courtesy of Bob Furmanek

Our ongoing series highlighting digital preservations and restorations of stereoscopic films from the analog era returns. It takes a great deal of dedication and detective work to reassemble these wonders of mid-20th-century technology, most of which were discarded by their producers once the 3-D fad of the early 1950s had passed. Presented here are two extremely rare, newly restored features, The Maze and Cease Fire, as reconstructed in digital 3-D by Greg Kintz and Robert Furmanek of the 3-D Film Archive, as well as one of the pinnacle achievements of the format, Roy Ward Baker’s desert noir Inferno, as restored by the late Daniel L. Symmes for Twentieth Century Fox.

Organized by Dave Kehr, Curator, Department of Film.

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