1920s London in glorious colour, who says we don't treat you on Fridays?

Posted by Holly Wilkins,

Yes you heard us right, thanks to Claude Frisse-Greene, an early British pioneer of film, London has been injected with soft hues instead of the usual black and white we normally associate with the early 20th century. Claude takes us on a journey around London’s famous landmarks, from Hyde Park along the River Thames and right across Tower Bridge. Incredible footage of a nation in-between two world wars, plus the fact that the BBC didn’t start broadcasting colour for another forty years means that old Claude is a full-on cinematographic legend deserving of your posthumous respect.

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    London 1927

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    London 1927

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    London 1927

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    London 1927

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    London 1927

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Posted by Holly Wilkins

Holly worked with us as an editorial intern after studying at Leeds University and working in the PR industry in Los Angeles for a short period. She wrote for the site between March and May 2013.