Sally Rand & Her Fan Dance (Vintage 35mm stereoscopic film & viewer)

Sally Rand & Her Fan Dance (Vintage 35mm stereoscopic film & viewer)

SKU: 126017



Sally Rand & Her Fan Dance (Vintage 35mm stereoscopic film & viewer)


Rock Island, IL: Tru-Vue, Inc., 1940s-1950s. Vintage Tru-Vuew stereoscopic viewer, w/ 4 "stereochromes" (35mm film rolls) in original boxes, circa 1940s. Two films feature burlesque legend, Sally Rand, as she performs her infamous "Fan Dance," a dance that often landed her jail time. Rand appeared on around 3 stereochromes. This viewer dates c. 1951-52.


Titles include Sally Rand (#C971), Sally Rand Fan Dance (#1314), Garden of the Gods (#4071, Colorado Springs Park), and Famous Latin Quarter (#6121, showgirls).


Tru-Vue (Rock Island, 1930s-1950s; Beaverton, Oregon, 1950s-1960s), produced stereoscopic bakelite viewers & filmstrips, later strips in color. The strips were fed through a slide viewer similar to a View-Master, multiple colors issued & collectible on their own. Hold the viewer w/ strip up to light, images appear in 3D. Several films were released, each seemingly w/ an issue number, many documenting nature, portraying children's stories, Disney characters, night life, current events. Eventually Tru-View would join View-Master over at the manufacturer, Sawyer's. 


Very Good Plus overall. Garden of the Gods in two pieces, other rolls w/ a few tiny edge chips, a little dry. Complete in original 2pc box, a little rubbed.  [Book ID 126017] [Novelties]


    Returns can be made within 30 days. 

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