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Saturday, September 29, 2018

Late 1890s - A Trip Through Paris, France

The origin on Contemplative Cinema :

A collection of high quality remastered prints from the dawn of film taken in Belle Époque-era Paris, France from 1896-1900. Slowed down footage to a natural rate and added in sound for ambiance. These films were taken by the Lumière company
(speed corrected with added sound)

  • Notre-Dame Cathedral (1896) 
  • Alma Bridge (1900)
  • Avenue des Champs-Élysées (1899)
  • Place de la Concorde (1897) 
  • Passing of a fire brigade (1897) 
  • Tuileries Garden (1896)
  • Moving walkway at the Paris Exposition (1900)
  • The Eiffel Tower from the Rives de la Seine à Paris (1897)

Posted on YouTube by Guy Jones on Sept 16 2018

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