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Watch now: A journey through London from 1924 to 2014

Watch now: A journey through London from 1924 to 2014

A trip down memory lane


Video: Vimeo

Simon Smith retraces the footsteps of two filmmakers from 1924 who documented London in a short atmospheric film entitled, 'Wonderful London'

Ninety years ago, in 1924, Harry B. Parkinson and Frank Miller documented the UK capital in a short scenic video, now London-based filmmaker Simon Smith has followed in their footsteps and has captured the exact same shots throughout the city.

The video blends the antique clip and Smith's modern version, which fused together creates an intriguing 'window through time'.

Watch the five-minute video below for a look at what London life was like nearly a century ago: