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Footage of London in 1927

31 May

Incredible colour footage of 1920s London shot by an early British pioneer of film named Claude Friese-Greene, who made a series of travelogues using the colour process his father William – a noted cinematographer – was experimenting with. It’s like a beautifully dusty old postcard you’d find in a junk store, but moving.

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One Response to “Footage of London in 1927”

  1. Daniel Sirro 19/06/2013 at 1:25 AM #

    Charming evey thing bathed in the fragility of light from days past that will never be seen again , as if a secrete glimpse into cask locked for a century that shows its contents for a quarter houtr 15 but once in a century .

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