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Vitascope Movie Projector 3D Wooden Puzzle


Return to the early days of movie-making with this clever vitascope design. This high-quality 3-D wooden puzzle has stylish, detailed design and mechanical gears. In a dark room, hold the toy and keep about 30cm to a whiteboard or wall, rotate the handle, and you will see the animation. The film that came in our package is a little Chaplin dance, and you can also use your own film. For ages 14+. Includes all pieces and instructions to create the model as shown.

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35 reviews for Vitascope Movie Projector 3D Wooden Puzzle

  1. N

    Great gift

    Got this for my hubby. Was a choice he loved It and the projector works.

  2. Melissa Oberloh

    12 year old LOVES it!!

    My 12 year old son absolutely loves these projects. He will sit down and work on it for days until it’s finished; and is s proud of the accomplishment when he’s done. So much better than Video Games!!!

    One person found this helpful

  3. Eric B.


    OK folks, pretty much ignore negative reviews. The fact is that this is a very complex model, takes several days (not hours) to assemble properly, and can be pretty frustrating.My grandparents used to call it “hot and bothered” when reaching a point where frustration becomes damaging. So, when you get stuck on a particularly confusing part of assembly – take a break and come back later.This projector is pretty much unforgiving in that instructions MUST be followed EXACTLY. Do that, be prepared to invest quite a bit of time – and the result is a real, functional work of art.Those who complain frankly haven’t built the model correctly – and it’s easy to make a mistake if your eyes aren’t glued to the manual – so simply take your time, don’t rush it, and you’ll be very happy with the results! The “cool” factor is simply off the charts and it’ll be a prized possession for years to come!

    42 people found this helpful

  4. Emma


    Amazing gift! I bought this for my boyfriend for Christmas and he loved building it! The projector came out amazing.

  5. AS

    Fun, organized

    I got this as a gift for my brother who is a mechanical engineer. He didn’t feel like it was beneath him, but had a lot of fun putting it together and it’s actually pretty cool when its all built!The pieces are well packaged and organized, and the instructions are clear. I would definitely gift this to someone again!

  6. HSHS

    great gift for families and friends

    Enjoyed assembling it with my partner yesterday! Every piece that comes with it has an extra, which is very thoughtful. I recommend this product to parents with young kids, couples and anyone who enjoys a little playtime.

    4 people found this helpful

  7. Referee06

    Great Conversation Piece

    This is a great conversation piece. It was not difficult to assemble and the finished product was something to be proud of.

  8. Monica

    Totally giftable…

    Gift was enjoyed by my son-in-law

  9. Kelsey BamburgKelsey Bamburg

    Lots of fun to build.

    So much fun!!! Pretty challenging but just what I was looking for. Took me about 8 hours to complete. The movie doesn’t exactly play smoothly but it’s part of the charm.

    3 people found this helpful

  10. Rita Johansen

    This was a fun project

    This was a fun project. It took us about 2 days to complete it. It was challenging without being frustrating. The only thing we haven’t figured is how to get the film to run and not appear upside down.

  11. MARK S

    Great project.

    A great project for my daughter and I. All of the pieces fit right and the instructions were clear.

    One person found this helpful

  12. Ana G.

    Llegada rápida. Descripción conforme a lo ofrecido.

    El artículo cumple con las Especificaciones que describen en el anuncio. Muy innovador y de buena calidad. Fuera genial si pudieran tener más opciones de película. Llego en tiempo oportuno y en buen estado.

    One person found this helpful

  13. Amazon Customer

    Super Product!

    My wife gave me this as a Christmas present and I was a bit skeptical at first sight; seeing this product for the very first time and not really knowing anything about it made me intrepid about it in general. Once I opened it up and realized immediately that this was no easy project I steadfastly elated and excited to get to work on it right away. To my surprise and great elation, the project was extremely challenging and fun! I highly recommend this to anyone looking to get some enjoyment out of life free of clue — happy beginnings!

    7 people found this helpful

  14. Amazon Customer

    My teenage son enjoyed putting this together

    My teenage son assembled it in a day. He really enjoyed it.

  15. Brianna

    Very Nice on Display

    Works well and looks great.

  16. Michael

    Loved it

    I recently started buying some of these wooden puzzles as a hobby, this was a nice one to add to the collect.I enjoyed putting this one other and would do it again.

  17. Sara Marshall

    This is the coolest thing I bought myself

    This was very relaxing to build. It took me about 5 hours and I’m a beginner. I posted my finished projector on Facebook and got so many comments. Everyone asked where I got it. I am planning on buying more. These are very cool and would make a cool gift. I did have a small piece to the door handle brake but was totally my fault.

    2 people found this helpful

  18. Tash

    Good product

    Project worked well and fun to build.

    One person found this helpful

  19. Laura Michels

    Fun projector to build

    My daughter had a great time putting it together

  20. D. Lattin

    Very cool!

    This was a gift for my husband. He loves puzzles and brain teasers. This is really cool. Once assembled it is a great shelf item and convo starter. Definately recommend.

    One person found this helpful

  21. BeachGal

    Great project!

    Gave this as a gift. They said it was fun to put together and worked! Recommend!

    One person found this helpful

  22. Ralph Downes


    Once created,it actually worksFun to put together

    One person found this helpful

  23. Scott MaidyScott Maidy

    Great item and a FUN build!

    This was exactly what I wanted. Turned out great and was really fun to put together! I’ll be buying others to start my collection.

    One person found this helpful

  24. Alejandro BilliardAlejandro Billiard

    Recomendable buen producto

    Para regalar

  25. meilismzhang

    Lots of fun

    Gift to myself. Lots of fun to play with.

  26. Nikki

    Love it!

    Gave this as an Xmas gift and my fiancee loves it. Well made and fun to assemble and it works! Very cool. Just what we expected and worth the price.

    One person found this helpful

  27. Amazon Customer


    GREAT!I bought this as a Christmas gift for my daughter who is going to school for film. She loved it!

  28. MommaTex

    Very wobbly, but fun

    It was easy for my husband to assemble. It wobbles a bit when you crank the handle to play the movie. So, the picture isn’t very clear. I wish it had a base to hold it still.

  29. Emilee

    Easy, fun, gift worthy and works!

    It really works!!!

  30. David WilsonDavid Wilson

    Vitascope Film Projector DIY

    Loved this! Got this for my birthday and it took hours of hard work but it looks awesome and works great! The instructions are only pictures so attention to detail was key, but it was just what I wanted and will be a cool decor item.

    One person found this helpful

  31. Cassie Bonds

    11 year old loved it

    My 11 year old loved it, he is always asking for something that would take a long time to put together, but didn’t want to pay for expensive Lego set. 4 stars only because when we finished it we couldn’t really see the video. I don’t know if maybe it was because we put the lens on incorrectly (which could very well be possible)

    One person found this helpful

  32. Richard

    Foggy picture

    One of the easier ones to assemble since the wood is a little thicker but the picture doesn’t show up crazy clear

  33. Jean

    I will purchase static puzzles in the future

    The mechanism does not work well. Recipient enjoyed assembly

  34. Daniotra

    Fun for science-y puzzle nerds.

    My husband loved this Christmas gift. He enjoyed putting it together and loved the science aspect of it. The pieces are not overly delicate. Assembly was challenging, but not frustrating.

    One person found this helpful

  35. Ashley W.



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