So what happened to one of the first head-mounted displays in history? Is it on display in the Smithsonian, or taking pride of place in Mark Zuckerberg’s collection?
“I have it in a wooden box,” says Marianne Heilig. She dejectedly explains how she personally travelled to a Hollywood museum (without the enormous Sensorama machine - “it’s the size of a vending machine”), trying to make the management aware of its significance. She was told they wouldn’t even take it for free.