Early coloured films from EYE's collection
We normally think of early film as being black and white, but the first color cinematography appeared as early as the first decade of the twentieth century.
You can watch several beautiful coloured films from the early days of cinema here.
Les Tulipes (Het Tovertoneel)
Dutch Types (Coiffes Hollandaises)
De Molens die juichen en weenen (Mills in Joy and Sorrow)
Danse des Ouled-Naïls; Danse du ventre; Danses Algeriennes
Les Six soeurs Dainef
fantasia of color in early cinema
In 2015, the book Fantasia of Color in Early Cinema, a glorious anthology of coloring in the early film, was published on the basis of a wide range of EYE collection. This playlist contains films that are used in the production of the book. Although all the images in the book are taken from the archival holdings of EYE, due to copyright and/or technical reasons not all the 62 films can be published here.
EYE has put some of the films featured in the book online. Titles will regularly be added to the playlist.