The company that popularized lenticular technology from 1936

History and Guide Book To Lenticular Technology -cd rom
By Frank X. Didik Copyright 1988 and 2002. All Rights Reserved.
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This publication has been in the works for over 15 years and contains vast and extensive materials from the original Vari-Vue factory archive, which was purchased by the author in January, 1986. Other information was obtained through personal interviews with the founder as well as through the assistance and or information provided by Wonder Graphics of Japan, Topan Printing of Japan, Optigraphics of Texas and other major manufacturers of lenticular images.

This publication contains:

A directory of almost every lenticular produced. Covers the 1940's to the mid 1980's

Contains the original manufacturer catalog numbers as well as the Didik Universal Catalog Number® (DUCN) for every lenticular.

Contains the original selling price and current value of collectable lenticular images.

Contains thousands of illustrations, photographs and images of lenticulars ranging from stock items, to one of a kinds. Includes rareties and common items such as The Beatles, Elvis, Ed Sullivan, political buttons and thousands of others.

Hundreds of original Vari-Vue confidential documents including production runs, price sheets, sales information, annual reports as well as technical and lens information. Many of these were formaly considered

Contains copies of original lenticular patents dating back to the turn of the century.


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A brief history of Vari-Vue™
A history of lenticular from 1692
Mass Production of Lenticular Images
Lenticular™ Lenses and supplies
DIDIK 3-D Digital TV from 1970's
DIDIK main stereo 3-D menu
How to view DIDIK stereo pairs (non-Lenticular)
Directory of 3-D (Stereo) Films
Lenticular™ Licensing Information
Press Kits

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