Saturday, January 12, 2013

San Francisco 1957 Silent Footage



















We featured footage from the San Francisco Bay Area Television Archives a couple of weeks ago. Here's more - silent footage from circa 1957 - San Francisco, City Lights, Lawrence Ferlinghetti - a very particular time and place - courtesy KPIX (Channel 5) news -
"Includes scenes of Lawrence Ferlinghetti arranging copies of Allen Ginsberg's "Howl and Other Poems" in the store window, as their advertised pocket book of the week. Also features brief views of Columbus Avenue and Ferlinghetti smoking a pipe and adding other books to the display outside".

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