Berlin filmed in the year 1900. A look into a different time. More historical videos are to be found on this Youtube channel. If you like this kind of footage you should also definately check out this reddit, which has a lot of colorized historical images.
Every year Bob Marley’s home attracts thousands of visitors. Taking photos is not allowed on the premises of the famous reggae performer. But one man did just that and took a couple of exclusive photos.
A popular phantasmagoria ghost show, Cabaret du Neant (Tavern of the Dead) opened in Paris in the 1890s giving Parisians a macabre destination. Patrons would enter through a blackened hall into a cafe with candles on coffin-shaped tables. Waiters dressed in funeral attire served refreshments with a disease theme. Paintings of figures morphed into skeletons […]
Incredible colour footage of 1920s London shot by an early British pioneer of film named Claude Frisse-Greene, who made a series of travelogues using the colour process his father William – a noted cinematographer – was experimenting with. It’s like a beautifully dusty old postcard you’d find in a junk store, but moving.
The Empire State Building was designed by William F. Lamb from the architectural firm Shreve, Lamb and Harmon, which produced the building drawings in just two weeks, using its earlier designs for the Reynolds Building in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and the Carew Tower in Cincinnati, Ohio (designed by the architectural firm W. W. Ahlschlager & […]
The famous castle of earl Vladimir Khrapovitskiy who gathered his wealth by selling timber. He had traveled to France and was delighted by French castles. And the French people told Vladimir that nothing similar would never exist in Russia. He took it as a challenge and spent some years building a Gothic palace with a […]
A 1920s vintage Dodge Brothers sedan drives down muddy roads and across muddy fields to get to the gushing oil well. For some strange reason the car has “Oil Field Dodge” painted on the side. This may be a company promotional video but it does not make driving look like any fun.
What if you have something really big the size of a Boeing B17 bomber factory to hide? You get creative and with that said you get REALLY creative. So who you gonna call? Hollywood! John Stewart Detlie, a Hollywood set designer helped to create the fake town in 1941, hiding the Boeing B17 bomber factory […]
Sir Nicholas Winton is a humanitarian who organized a rescue operation that saved the lives of 669 Jewish Czechoslovakia children from Nazi death camps, and brought them to the safety of Great Britain between the years 1938-1939. After the war, his efforts remained unknown. But in 1988, Winton’s wife Grete found the scrapbook from 1939 with the […]