Tuesday, December 4, 2012

A Haunting Glimpse of the Past

Below you will find an extraordinary piece of film. Believed to be the first test of color stock, this sequence features three popular actresses of the silent era. Filmed in a way that looks fresh and contemporary, this snippet is like stepping back into a bygone era. The test was filmed in Fort Lee, NJ (then a mecca of moviemaking) in 1922. Trust me, it's worth the watch: