Monday, 9 November 2009

Colour film of 1927 London

Fascinating footage, even better after a weekend of wandering those very streets. Over 80 years later and some of the ambiance is unchanged. Magical!

Watch it through to the end and be rewarded with a coy appearance from Claude Friese-Greene the inventor of the Friese-Greene Colour Process. This entire piece of footage is a personal project of his to bring "the Colour of the Mother Country to the screen".

Oh and there's an adorable teddy-like pup at the very end for those who persevere.

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