3 Copies of This Film
1) 2419.0045-.0048_BSP
BetaCamSP; 48:53; Silent; b&w and color
2) 2419.0045-.0048_DVD
DVD; 47:53; Silent; b&w and color
3) 2419.0047_F16
Film; 16mm film; [200 ft.]; Silent; Color
Shower, San Francisco and Golden Gate International Exposition, 1939--Abraham Katz--home movies. Reel 47
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Can Descriptions
Can: Vermont Leader: John Shower
Viewing Notes
Reel 47 Color: band playing, includes guitar, xylophone. Too dark to see any action. Then resolves to face in silhouette with glasses on and train tracks behind. View from train of passing scenery, desert. Man outdoors holding a bagel? New York World's Fair Communications building. Reflection. Views of pavilions. Color: garden with house behind, perhaps azaleas. Two men in road both wearing hats. Lawn bowling. Fountain at building (could be pavilion), underexposed views of exposition. Too dark to see some kind of show. Band playing, view from behind them. Row of cars, Richfield gas truck drives by. Underexposed; view of city with cars parked. Train tracks and grade crossing. Reno Laundry building. Train arrives. San Francisco scenes, men stand by car, views of hills and buildings. Harbor. Rocks and ocean. Dark view of people on horseback. Underexposed view of city from above, man walks on pathway lined with rocks, red roof. Stone formations. Pit mine interior (stone ledges). Explosion in mine.
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