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enhanced film from 1900

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MLE (Emily Cotton)
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enhanced film from 1900

Post by MLE (Emily Cotton) » Tue April 23rd, 2013, 4:16 am

Thought this might interest Late Victorian Era enthusiasts. There you have the clothing the businesses, the vehicles, lots of good data.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=pl ... 1_B63LTM#!

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Post by Divia » Wed April 24th, 2013, 10:39 pm

It was an amazing video, but it made me sad.

They are all dead now. What were their lives like? How did they live? Were they happy? I just wonder.

The last part of the film seems to be more wealthy people. The hats on some of the ladies are amazing. I also saw one lady who appeared to be wearing your typical hat from 1870s perhaps. She was an older woman, dressed in black. Still mourning perhaps.

A fascinating look.
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Post by Amanda » Thu April 25th, 2013, 2:40 am

That is pretty amazing! It makes the people seem a lot more real than those other jerky early films. Their movements are more natural.

Lots of little things to spot:

Dudes going out hooning in their car!

The beach promenade:
One legged man
Man promenading with lady and giving his umbrella a big twirl.

The last scene:
Little student boy wearing cape and mortar board.

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