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London, 1927, in colour

May 10th, 2013 (01:35 am)

The colour film found at this site of London in 1927 is quite evocative for those who at all know the place.

Also posted at http://sir-guinglain.dreamwidth.org/599617.html.

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Posted by: nineveh_uk (nineveh_uk)
Posted at: May 10th, 2013 06:54 am (UTC)
Harriet

Thanks for the link, that's absolutely fascinating. And so many hats!

Posted by: parrot_knight (parrot_knight)
Posted at: May 10th, 2013 11:20 am (UTC)

When motor vehicles looked as if they wanted to be horse-drawn, or at least the buses did...

Posted by: segh (segh)
Posted at: May 10th, 2013 02:17 pm (UTC)

Thank you! all those hats...

Posted by: parrot_knight (parrot_knight)
Posted at: May 10th, 2013 02:53 pm (UTC)

Real 1920s flappers wearing them in Hyde Park...

Posted by: Polly (jane_somebody)
Posted at: May 23rd, 2013 09:15 pm (UTC)

That's wonderful! Thank you for the link.

Posted by: parrot_knight (parrot_knight)
Posted at: May 23rd, 2013 09:21 pm (UTC)
PitWheelWoodhorn

Since my post the film has become something of a cult, at least according to The Guardian: http://www.guardian.co.uk/film/jonathanjonesblog/2013/may/22/colour-footage-london-1920s