|Directed by||Jacob Leventhal
|Produced by||Pete Smith|
|Narrated by||Pete Smith|
|Running time||8 minutes|
Audioscopiks is a 1935 American short documentary film directed by Jacob F. Leventhal and John A. Norling. The main point of the short was to show off 3-D film technology. The film was nominated for an Academy Award at the 8th Academy Awards in 1935 for Best Short Subject (Novelty).
This was MGM's first film in 3-D, filmed using the red-green anaglyph process, with prints produced by Technicolor. Current prints appear to have faded to a crimson-cyan color, causing ghosting to occur when viewed.
- Pete Smith as Narrator (voice)
Audience members are given a lesson on how 3-Dimensional movies are made. After being taught about 3-D, patrons are then instructed to put on their 3-D glasses. They are then given a demonstration of 3-D with various objects moving towards the camera, including a ladder, a baseball being thrown and a woman on a swing. Smith narrates each short clip, most being 20 seconds or less.
- 3-D movies: A History and Filmography Of Stereoscopic Cinema. McFarland. 1998. p. 134. ISBN 0-786-40578-3.
- "The 8th Academy Awards (1936) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Archived from the original on 6 July 2011. Retrieved 2011-08-07.
- "New York Times: Audioscopiks". NY Times. Retrieved 2008-06-01.
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