8 Famous Paranormal Photographs Debunked

8. The Time-Traveling Hipster

Time Travelling Hipster
Public Domain

This photograph was taken in 1941, it is genuine and has not been tampered with in any way, yet it appears to show a man that would look more at home in 2016.

The wrap-around sunglasses, the printed t-shirt, the compact camera ... could we have caught a time traveller in the act?

Well, maybe, but if that's the case, then the time traveller has done well to dress for the period. The side-shade style of sunglasses were not unheard of at the time (this still is from the 1942 film L'Ange de la Nuit), his sweatshirt appears to show that he is a supporter of the Montreal Maroons hockey team, and his camera is probably something like the Kodak 35 Rangefinder, launched in 1938.

The fact that our trendy friend is surrounded by mostly older folks only serves to compound his anachronistic appearance - your nan doesn't keep up with the latest fashion trends, does she?

 
First Posted On: 
Contributor
Contributor

Writer. Raconteur. Gardeners' World Enthusiast.

Discussion