Architecture / London

A Tourist’s View of London in 1926 – in Full Color [VIDEO]

Around the time that technicolor features were first introduced to theaters, British film pioneer Clause Friese-Greene was experimenting with video travelogues using the color process that his father, a noted cinematographer, was experimenting with. Vimeo recently published Friese-Greene’s gorgeous video of London, filmed in 1926 for his cross-country travelogue The Open Road

Events / Featured

American Classics in the Spotlight at Paris’ Grand Palais Drive-In Cinema Paradiso

There’s nothing everyday about Paris’ Grand Palais, but for two weeks this month, the sprawling monument is transformed into typical 1950s America when it becomes a temporary drive-in movie theater. From June 10-21, Cinema Paradiso is screening American classics like Taxi Driver, Back to the Future and The Big Lebowski. Expected to host up to 1,000 visitors per movie, the 12,000 square-meter …