Late 1890s to 1900s Video - A Trip Through Paris, France (speed corrected w/ added sound)

Late 1890s to 1900s Video - A Trip Through Paris, France (speed corrected w/ added sound)

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 ambience. These films were taken by the Lumière company

0:08 - Notre-Dame Cathedral (1896)
0:58 - Alma Bridge (1900)
1:37 - Avenue des Champs-Élysées (1899)
2:33 - Place de la Concorde (1897)
3:24 - Passing of a fire brigade (1897)
3:58 - Tuileries Garden (1896)
4:48 - Moving walkway at the Paris Exposition (1900)
5:24 - The Eiffel Tower from the Rives de la Seine à Paris (1897)

Top hats, beautiful dresses and well-behaved children in their own suites and hats... amazing to think they are all long gone. No motor cars, diesel fumes or fast-paced lives...

Watch at https://youtu.be/NjDclfAFRB4

#vintage #paris


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