Another great old film showing San Francisco of old. I myself have posted two San Fran films over the years but I've yet to see this film posted on LL. It gives an interesting visual account of how the city has changed it's social make-up. This film made by Tullio Pellegrini using a Bell & Howell's Filmorama Lens was made in 1955 and shows great background detail such as the street scenes, the people and classic vehicles. At what point in time did the population of San Francisco begin to change, was it the '1960's' and or the 'Flower Power' era or was there something else that contributed to make San Francisco what it is today.
[I've just found these 3 notes that went with the original, they were comments from the archives message board;
This shows San Francisco when it had vitality and life. Notice how fit wel
Tags: San Francisco, California, Bay Bridge, 1955, Scott Walker syndrome?, people in motion, all those who come,
Location: San Francisco, California, United States (load item map)
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