Tag: black and white

Mar 22, 2021

How Special Effects in the Silent Film Era Were Achieved

How Special Effects in the Silent Film Era Were Achieved

An amazing compilation of famous silent film scenes and how they were filmed

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Feb 3, 2021

Amazing Footage Restored and Upscaled from a 1939 Ski Jumping Comp in New Hampshire

Amazing Footage Restored and Upscaled from a 1939 Ski Jumping Comp in New Hampshire

“Big Nansen” is a steel trestle tower jump in Milan, NH built a couple years before this film was shot

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Jan 27, 2021

A Mirror Selfie from Japan circa 1920

A Mirror Selfie from Japan circa 1920

This photo brings an instant smile to my face

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Jan 4, 2021

The First Foam Finger Prototype, 1971

The First Foam Finger Prototype, 1971

The OG, constructed out of mesh and papier-mâché by Steve Chmelar

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Nov 19, 2020

This Guy Found a 120 Year Old Time Capsule and Developed the Photos Inside

This Guy Found a 120 Year Old Time Capsule and Developed the Photos Inside

Mathieu Stern develops 120 year old glass plate negatives using the cyanotype process

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Oct 5, 2020

Someone Colorized and Upscaled a Snowball Fight from 1896 and It’s Amazing

Someone Colorized and Upscaled a Snowball Fight from 1896 and It’s Amazing

Original footage by Lumiere from Lyon, France in 1896

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Aug 24, 2020

This Smoke Curtain was Used During WWII to Hide Naval Ships During Battle

This Smoke Curtain was Used During WWII to Hide Naval Ships During Battle

Titanium tetrachloride (FM) rapidly creates dense white smoke when it comes into contact with damp air

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Aug 18, 2020

This Video of Germany in 1902 was Taken from a Flying Train and the Quality is Incredible

This Video of Germany in 1902 was Taken from a Flying Train and the Quality is Incredible

The footage is almost as impressive as the feat of engineering it captures

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Jul 14, 2020

California, 1918, During 2nd Wave of Spanish Flu. “Wear a Mask or Go to Jail”

California, 1918, During 2nd Wave of Spanish Flu. “Wear a Mask or Go to Jail”

History has a strange way of repeating itself

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Mar 1, 2020

Amazing Footage from 1929-30 of Construction Workers on the Historic Chrysler Building

Amazing Footage from 1929-30 of Construction Workers on the Historic Chrysler Building

It was the world’s tallest building for 11 months before it was surpassed by the Empire State Building

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