Life of New York City in 1911. Unbelievable HQ VIDEO!
Just a hundred years ago life was completely different. Calm and unhurried, it was, nevertheless, full of great discoveries of that time. Cars, trams and cinema have already taken their places in the daily routine for a full due. Skyscrapers have appeared in big cities. That was a time of great changes!
In 1911 the Swedish company Svenska Biografteatern took this film on a trip to America. It’s a miracle that the print has survived in mint condition. It was just a bit slowed down to a natural rate and a sound was added in for ambiance by videographer Guy Jones.
It looks absolutely fascinating. I wonder, what would people of that time think about our modern life if they could see it on video?