Skip to comments.London from the back of a bus (Great 1950's Video of a bygone era)
Posted on 11/13/2011 5:39:56 PM PST by timeywimey
A short silent film of London taken from the back of a vehicle showing some of the best recorded ordinary-street scenes ever. What are now termed Classic Cars abound in this as yet undated film. It has the early 1950's aura to it. It wouldn't have been during the 40's and it was definitely not the 1960's, safe to say approximately early 1950's. Great colour film for the period.
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Yes, and if it is painted British Non-Racing Green it wont go very fast. I should know, I had an MG painted British Racing Green, and it was pretty fast...
That's what one commenter on the site said it probably was. Very professional looking and deliberately without sound as a studio would supply its own soundtrack. The equivalent of all the helicopter panoramic shots we've grown used to over the last 40 years in movies.
I love old cars, so this has been a lot of fun!
It might have been filmed for background for “in car” movie scenes but it could be used today to reconstruct the entire neighborhood if someone needed it done. At least the “front” of them like in a lot of old westerns.
From the comments;
This was the Britain all those Tommies died for, not the black and brown multiracial monstrousity that Labour created. Assholes.
If I could go back in time, I'd go back to the year 1954.
Ha! I thought I noticed a fireman with an hourglass near the end.
Went thru some really upscale neighborhoods.
Not a soccer hooligan in sight. Probably still went to footy matches in suits back then.
I like this film of Edwardian London from 1904:
What a horrible, terrible video! Look at all those awful white people, being oppressors, going about their daily lives, oppressing! Oppressing in the shops, in the streets, on the buses! Thank goodness we've gotten that city all fixed up now with millions of nonwhites, gangs, criminals, and welfare abusers of every kind! Enough of those disgusting clean streets and smiling faces! Makes me sick! It's about time we had a city full of angry, opportunistic nonwhite people who don't speak a single word of English and are all looking for something for free! Now THAT'S progress, eh? Remember, diversity is your strength! These silly clean and safe streets of the 1950's, they're bad, evil things!
Many posters seem to agree that London has changed not for the better, and that it is a tragedy. Someone ought to drive down the same route now and film it for comparison. That would be interesting.
It’s probably called “Bakka Lakka Dakka Street” by now.
Many posters seem to agree that London has changed not for the better, and that it is a tragedy. Someone ought to drive down the same route now and film it for comparison. That would be interesting.”
They’d probably get mugged for the camera by a disaffected youth.
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