Strange Contests in the Netherlands

OPEN IMAGES – Harry van Biessum gives a little tour through some of the collection’s stranger films, in particular those Dutch newsreels from the 1930s which centre…more

The Somersault Man (1923)

A short silent clip from a Dutch newsreel showing a man somersaulting through the streets. Housed at: Open Images | From: Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision…more

Dutch Fashion Reel (1969)

Strange little fashion film from 1969 courtesy of the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision via Open Images. From the site: “Dressed in a circle shaped plast…more