VIDEO: London, in colour, in 1927

Though this film was uploaded 3 years ago, it has been doing the rounds on the internet again, and rightly so. Enjoy and share on....

by Media Hawk on 12 May 2013 10:29

Incredible colour footage of 1920s London shot by an early British pioneer of film named Claude Frisse-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.

Music by Jonquil and Yann Tiersen.

London in 1927 from Tim Sparke on Vimeo.

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