This is special. Seven minutes and 45 seconds of Manhattan in the summer of 1911 — 107 years ago. The mint-condition print, slowed-down speed and added sound makes a huge difference. Posted on 4.7.18 by Guy Jones. Captured by Svenska Biografteatern, a Swedish film company that operated between 1907 and 1919. Imagine if someone were to colorize this footage just so.
London, summer of ’67:
Los Angeles, summer of ’64: