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London 1927

Thanks to Glade Rover for forwarding details of this remarkable film


4 Responses

  1. Thanks Rab (and Glade Rover). That’s a good find.

    Despite all it’s faults I love my hometown. Not a lot has changed from those shots. I walked over London Bridge daily for nigh on 30 years on my way to work, and apart from the traffic it doesn’t look a lot different.

    Absence does indeed make the heart grow fonder. I haven’t been back for a few years but hope to visit soon.

  2. During three visits to London I never set foot in Hyde Park. Note to self: correct that next time.

  3. I visited London in 2008 for the first time since I’d lived there in the late 70s/early 80s. I’ve also been back with my daughter for her surgery. The main areas of the west end and city haven’t changed all that much but I noticed a real difference in the area I lived in which was about 10 miles or so from the hub. Jeni, I used to have my lunch in Hyde Park back in the day.

  4. I LOVE this film and the era is the one I love too! Thank you,I will share it on Facebook

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