The Thames in Gasparcolor



One of the great selections from the BFI Archive shot in 1935 using Gasparcolor, a color film system used primarily for animation in the '30s and '40s....and here for making ship yard scenes look like picture postcards.

5 comments

  1. Incredible. As usual. Thank you!

  2. MR says:

    Anyone interested in 'early' color photography of cultures past might find this fascinating also:

    The Empire That Was Russia: The Prokudin-Gorskii Photographic Record
    http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/empire/

  3. jones says:

    This film is amazing. Such insight into an era. As always, thank you.

  4. hlwe says:

    Simply jaw-dropping! Wow.