Classic black and white photos get the color treatment (18 Photos)

These photos via imgur. WARNING: a few photos have graphic content.


  • Master Oatmeal

    When it said "graphic content" I was expecting napalm girl.

  • asdf

    I bet VJ day turned into HJ day later on #1

  • William Thomas

    #8 Still a douche/murderer/terrorist in color

  • guest

    #1 They didn't know each other and the married nurse slapped the sailor after he grabbed her. The photographer described what happened a few years after he took the photograph.

    • Asshole Aplenty

      They recently had a reunion and discussed what had happened

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  • Maveric

    God damn it Chive! I'm color blind!

  • fred

    #12 is dick cheney type scary, it couldn't

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  • Tim smith

    setting yourself on fire? Not with today's gas prices…

  • Paul

    All these people that say SAW THIS ON REDDIT… On REDDIT they say SAW THAT ON THE CHIVE.. so STFU

  • WaikikiWayne

    NEVER screw with Black and White…. Unless you are Michael Jackson

  • Elpasochive

    This is really cool seeing the images in color and I think Einstein looks like Edward James olmos? Maybe it’s just me but chive on son!

  • Kevin

    Mesmerizing! Although, I must agree with some pictures being more dramatic in black and white. Still though, all these pictures are truly amazing, and are like looking through a time capsule of color. Great stuff!!! Thanks for sharing!

  • jhf60

    #9 – Can't envision Alfred Hitchcock in color.
    #11 – The colored (no pun intended) picture truly highlights the prosperity divide of whites vs blacks.
    #16 – This shot was quite dramatic when news & photo spread around the world, June of 1963 in Saigon.

  • Anonymous

    Che was far from being a terrorist, rapist learn your history.

  •!/lawlessvictory LawlessVictory

    #10 Pfft. Everyone knows Roosevelt had blue hair.

  • Thomas Michael McClure

    #16 Some men just want the world to watch them burn.

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