Tag: vintage

Apr 18, 2018

Unbelievable HQ Video of New York City Life in 1911

Unbelievable HQ Video of New York City Life in 1911

Originally filmed by Swedish company, Svenska Biografteatern, the footage has been speed corrected with sound added

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Mar 22, 2018

Just a 1920s Steam Engine Doing a Casual 55 MPH on the Highway

Just a 1920s Steam Engine Doing a Casual 55 MPH on the Highway

Built in 1927, the Santa Fe 3751 is a steam-powered beaut!

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Mar 19, 2018

These 10 GIFs Will Give You an Appreciation for Silent Era Filmmaking

These 10 GIFs Will Give You an Appreciation for Silent Era Filmmaking

Spoiler alert: Buster Keaton is heavily featured in this list

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Mar 19, 2018

Amazing Footage from 1928 of a Penny Farthing (Boneshaker) Race

Amazing Footage from 1928 of a Penny Farthing (Boneshaker) Race

Archival footage from British Pathé shows highlights from a 1928 Penny Farthing race in Herne Hill, London

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Mar 13, 2018

In 1982, An Artist Harvested Two Acres of Wheat on Land Worth $4.5 Billion

In 1982, An Artist Harvested Two Acres of Wheat on Land Worth $4.5 Billion

Agnes Denes’ “Wheatfield” has endured far beyond the 1000 lbs of wheat she harvested that summer

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Feb 22, 2018

The First and Only Time Porky Pig Ever Swore Was in This 1939 Cartoon

The First and Only Time Porky Pig Ever Swore Was in This 1939 Cartoon

Well I’ll be danged

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Feb 8, 2018

75 Years Ago, One of the Best Dance Routines Ever Was Filmed, Unrehearsed on the First Take

75 Years Ago, One of the Best Dance Routines Ever Was Filmed, Unrehearsed on the First Take

Fred Astaire said it was ‘the greatest dancing he had ever seen on film’

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