A series of color film clips fromClaude Friese-Greene’s The Open Road via the BFI National Archive. These clips are not actually real color, they are black and white films that have been colorized in a process called Bicolour. (More information about Bicolour from Wikipedia.) Real or fake, these little clips are interesting to watch, to see what life was like back in those days. I specifically like the third video of Oban, Scotland.
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These are great. I like the first one. That’s pretty much the way the Brits’ll look at a Yank wearing a sack suit and Weejuns today.
There’s a fascinating feature about The Open Road on the BFI’s website -http://www.bfi.org.uk/features/openroad/
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