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.


  1. Incredible. As usual. Thank you!

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

    The Empire That Was Russia: The Prokudin-Gorskii Photographic Record

  3. jones says:

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

  4. Anonymous says:

    Simply jaw-dropping! Wow.