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enhanced film from 1900

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MLE (Emily Cotton)
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Interest in HF: started in childhood with the classics, which, IMHO are HF even if they were contemporary when written.
Favorite HF book: Prince of Foxes, by Samuel Shellabarger
Preferred HF: Currently prefer 1600 and earlier, but I'll read anything that keeps me turning the page.
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enhanced film from 1900

Postby 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=player_embedded&v=lQV1_B63LTM#!

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Divia
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Location: Always Cloudy, Central New York

Postby 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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Amanda
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Location: Sydney, Australia

Postby 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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