AI brings 1920s Beach Resort to Life | Biarritz 1926

An immersive time travel experience to the famous beach resort of Biarritz France. Using AI neural networks, Glamour Daze colorized and upscaled an old silent film outtake. With an added soundtrack, it’s like you’re there.

AI enhanced film - Biarritz 1926
AI enhanced film – Biarritz 1926

Time travel back to the beach resort of Biarritz France, July 1926 on the Côte des Basques.
Silent black & white footage, AI restored and colorized to 4K 60fps clarity with neural networks.

Through the Belle Époque years up to the 1950s, Biarritz was one of the worlds most fashionable beach resorts in Europe. Celebrities like Coco Chanel, Marlene Dietrich, Ernest Hemingway and Frank Sinatra often vacationed here. Those who had money, stayed at the Hotel Carlton or Hôtel du Palais.

AI Enhanced Film – A Day at the Beach 1926 Biarritz

The famous beach resort of Biarritz – AI Enhanced © MIRC University South Carolina

Biarritz weather was always erratic. As a result the warmer Côte d’Azur eventually became more popular.

Published by GlamourDaze by kind permission of the University of South Carolina. Their generosity and support in this restoration project is hugely appreciated.

A sidewalk cafe - Biarritz 1926
A sidewalk cafe – Biarritz 1926

MIRC Collection University of South Carolina

AI restoration by GlamourDaze.com.
Denoised, Frame interpolated and AI upscaled.
Colorized using the open source Deep Exemplar-based Video Colorization.
Filmed on July 20th 1926
Biarritz scenes–outtakes.
(Fox News Story B3450…B3455.) Fox Movietone News Collection.
Moving Image Research Collections. University of South Carolina.

Biarritz – more outtakes 1926
(Fox News Story B4293 4295.) Fox Movietone News Collection.
Moving Image Research Collections.
University of South Carolina.


That’s all ! © Glamourdaze



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