Rare Colour Film Of London In 1927

Here’s some intriguing colour film of London in 1927:




You can find out more about this footage here.

Claude Friese-Greene, one of the earliest British pioneers of film, filmed a series of short clips around London documenting major attractions of the city nearly 90 years ago, specifically in 1927, using a primitive color process developed by his father William Friese-Greene…..It?s like a beautiful dusty old postcard you?d find in a junk store, but moving.

Hat-tip: Deathandtaxes

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  • Thankyou for that,great although well before my time! I can remember the Pool of London being full off shipping and commerce in the fifties . One of my ancestors was an owner of a large fleet of lighters and barges and had freedom of the City of London .

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