14 August 2011

Moving Pictures: Danse Serpentine c. 1896



I'm entranced by this video, shot around the turn of the last century the Lumiรจre brothers and hand colored frame by frame. The unknown performer is sometimes mistaken for the modern dance pioneer Loie Fuller.

4 comments:

kate gabrielle said...

wow, that is so beautiful!!!!

August said...

Oh wow. Just wow.

Lini said...

Amazing. She looks like a beautiful flower!

Jamie Rose said...

I just saw one of these acts in my french film class the other day. So neat!