A 21-minute “homage to the city of San Francisco by amateur filmmaker and inventor Tullio Pellegrini.”

Still going strong 57 years later: Van Ness Avenue, Fisherman’s Wharf, Golden Gate Park, the Marina, Twin Peaks, the zoo, the Cliff House, Market Street, Chinatown, cable cars, and The Crookedest Street in the World.

Defunct: Playland and the Sky Tram.

From the Prelinger Archives, via Boing Boing.

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Jon Brooks

Jon Brooks writes mostly on film for KQED Arts. He is also an online editor and writer for KQED's daily news blog, News Fix. Jon is a playwright whose work has been produced in San Francisco, New York, Italy, and around the U.S.

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