Predictions that 3D movies would be the wave of the future are even older than the talkies. But back in 1935 the so-called father of science fiction gave his prediction for 3D films an even bolder twist: by 1945, audiences would be able to watch 3D movies without having to wear those silly glasses.
The October 1935 issue of Everyday Science and Mechanics magazine included an article by editor-in-chief Hugo Gernsback. The article outlined the progress that had been made in technologies like the telephone, the locomotive and the radio and looked to the future of movies. Specifically, the future of 3D movies — coming soon with smell-o-vision!
What is the next step? Obviously, the three-dimensional or stereoscopic motion picture. All films thrown on the screen today