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Films from the PFA Collection

Sunday, October 14, 1979
1:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m.
Above San Francisco plus The Market Street Film
Greg MacGillivray, James Freeman (USA,1972-73)

Admission Free

Above San Francisco
is a spectacular cinematographic tour of San Francisco and the Bay, including aerial shots made from planes, gliders and balloons, shots on the city streets and historical footage of the 1906 earthquake and 1915 Pan Pacific Exposition.

• Directed by Greg MacGillivray and James Freeman. Narrated by Orson Welles. (1972-73, 45 mins, color)

Preceded by the short film,

The Market Street Film,
a fascinating look at the varied and near chaotic traffic on this street - cable cars, horses, cars, foot traffic, street cars - made a year or two before the 1906 earthquake.

• (6 mins, silent)