The Living Force
Wonderful New York in the early 1900s
1921 - Buick Emerson & Orme, service truck
100 Years ago today, American Ralph DePalma took 2nd Place at the French Grand Prix in Le Mans. Here behind the wheel of his Ballot 3LR in the 1st French Grand Prix since the end of WWI, he finished the 321 miles in 4h22m10.6, 15 minutes behind Jimmy Murphy & his Duesenberg.
1904 - Tremont St., mall, Boston, Mass.
1915 International Harvester Auto-Buggy
The film begins with stunning aerial views of old Amsterdam. Thereafter the film shows most of the famous spots like De Dam, the Palace on the Dam, the Nieuwe Kerk, unique views of Het Kolkje, the Nicolaas Kerk, characteristic old Markets, the Jordaan quarters, the Westertoren, Canals, the beautiful Central Station, the Rijksmuseum and much more! This film has been motion-stabilized, speed-corrected, straightened, A.I. enhanced and A.I. colorized by means of sophisticated contemporary video software.
The great music is by American composer and pianist Johannes Bornlof.
Source B&W footage: Beeld En Geluid.