• San Francisco's future /

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 3:27 (part 1) and 2:13 (part 2) at 15 fps. Location: San Francisco, California. By mid-1916, after viewing the carnage in Europe, the United States saw itself poised with great reluctance on the edge of participation in World War I. Isolationism and anti-preparedness feeling remained strong in San Francisco, not only among radicals such as the International Workers of the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1916
  • San Francisco earthquake and fire, April 18, 1906 /

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 3:39 (part 1), 2:59 (part 2), 3:13 (part 3), and 3:08 (part 4) at 15 fps. This film shows the aftermath of the San Francisco earthquake of April 18, 1906, and the devastation resulting from the subsequent three-day fire. The 8.3 magnitude earthquake struck at 5:12am and was centered along the San Andreas Fault, which slices through coastal California. Most ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1906
  • Exploded gas tanks, U.S. Mint, Emporium and Spreckels Bld'g /

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 2:15 at 15 fps. This film is a spectacular pan of the downtown area of San Francisco as seen from south of Market Street. The location among low ruins was ideal to view the tall ruined buildings along and north of Market Street. Since the facade of St. Patrick's Church is not visible in the pan, the film is probably ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1906
  • Army pack train bringing supplies. /

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 1:46 at 15 fps. Photographed: 1906. Location: San Francisco, California. This film highlights the role of the United States Army in transporting supplies following the 1906 earthquake and fire in San Francisco. The Army's relief operations headquarters was at their base, the Presidio, outside the burned part of the city. The Army played a major role in relief and refugee ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1906
  • Scenes in San Francisco, [no. 2] /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 19May1906; H77926. Duration: 2:20 (part 1) and 2:25 (part 2) at 15 fps. Camera, Otis M. Gove. Photographed: May 9, 1906. Location: San Francisco, California. This film is a compilation of panoramas filmed in the ruins of downtown San Francisco and outlying refugee camps following the 1906 earthquake and fire. The film dates from Wednesday, May 9, 1906. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1906
  • President reviewing school children /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 4June1903; H32393. Camera, Herbert J. Miles. Appearing: Theodore Roosevelt. Duration: 2:03 at 18 fps. Materials listed originate from the paper print chosen best copy of two for digitization; for other holdings on this title, contact M/B/RS reference staff. DLC From the side of a broad avenue, a crowd of people await the arrival of President Theodore Roosevelt. The ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Catalog Record

    Before and after the great earthquake and fire early films of San Francisco, 1897-1916 / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Mode of access: World Wide Web. Title from Web page (viewed on Feb. 9, 2006). Offered as part of the American Memory online resource compiled by the National Digital Library Program of the Library of Congress. Site offers a perspective on the effects the San Francisco earthquake and subsequent fires of 1906 had on the development of the city. Seventeen films shot before the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1999
  • [Unidentified Staples & Charles. San Francisco after the earthquake and fire of 1906] /

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 3:05 (part 1), 2:34 (part 2), and 2:21 (part 3) at 15 fps. Photographed: late April, 1906. Location: various locations in and near downtown San Francisco, California. This film is made up of five panoramas, four wide and one close-up, of the ruins of downtown San Francisco shortly after the 1906 disaster, plus a panorama and scene in a nearby ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1906
  • Panorama, Union Square, San Francisco /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 4Jun1903; H32394. Duration: 2:04 (part 1) and 2:43 (part 2) at 10 fps. Camera, H.J. Miles. This film shows the crowd gathered in San Francisco for the dedication of the Dewey Monument in Union Square, on Thursday, May 14, 1903, from 9:00am to 9:20am. The Monument, which is still in place, commemorates the victory of Admiral George Dewey ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • San Francisco disaster /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 19May1906; H77924. Duration: 2:42 at 15 fps. Camera, G.W. Bitzer. Photographed: May 5, 1906. Location: Studio, New York City. This film shows the partial burning of a small-scale model of downtown San Francisco in an early attempt at simulating the 1906 disaster. The model is seen in aerial view from above the South-of-Market district, looking northwest toward Market ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1906
  • Scenes in San Francisco, [no. 1] /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Company; 19May1906; H77925. Duration: 2:14 at 15 fps. Camera, Otis M. Gove. Photographed: May 9, 1906. Location: Market and Mission streets, San Francisco, California. This film is a compilation of views and pans among the ruins of San Francisco after the earthquake and fire and dates from Wednesday, May 9, 1906. The film was shot in the downtown area ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1906
  • Panorama of beach and Cliff House /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 30Sep1903; H36355. Duration: 1:35 at 15 fps. Camera, H.J. Miles. Photographed: September 23, 1903. Location: San Francisco, California. This film is an afternoon panorama of weekend crowds at the north end of Ocean Beach, the western shore of San Francisco near the famed Cliff House. The film postdates the nearby Dutch Windmill (1902) and predates the burning of ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • TR in San Francisco, 1903 /

    Copyright: no reg. Duration: 2:26 at 15 fps. Photographed: May 13, 1903. Location: Van Ness Ave., San Francisco, California. President Roosevelt reviewed the school children of San Francisco from 10:00am to 10:30am on Wednesday, May 13, 1903. An estimated 40,000 school children gathered along both sides of Van Ness Avenue, west of the downtown area, for the parade. The wide north-south boulevard, partially lined ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • The President's carriage /

    Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 4Jun1903; H32392. Duration: 1:36 at 15 fps. Camera, H.J. Miles. Photographed: May 12, 1903. Location: San Francisco, California. This film shows President Roosevelt in San Francisco, passing in the arrival parade on Market Street on Tuesday, May 12, 1903. The camera view is from the north side of Market Street, just east of Grant Avenue. After leaving the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Bird's-eye view of San Francisco, Cal., from a balloon /

    Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 11Jan1902; H13040. Duration: 2:45 at 15 fps. As early as 1874, passenger balloon flights were being made over San Francisco. San Franciscans - and Americans in general - were fascinated with the thrills and dangers of flight. Although balloon technology had not advanced greatly by the turn of the century, attempts at man-powered flight were sustaining public interest. The era ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1902
  • Catalog Record

    Early films of San Francisco, before and after the great earthquake & fire, 1897-1916 / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Copyright: no reg. Alternate title: San Francisco videodisc. DLC Videodisc operates as a level 3 interactive video when run with the Apple MacIntosh version of the American Memory program or as a level 1 video in a standard CAV videodisc player. Videodisc available in M/B/RS Reading Room. Digital version also available over the Internet. Side A) Trip down Market Street before the fire -- ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1994
  • Mabel and Fatty viewing the World's Fair at San Francisco, Cal. /

    Copyright: Keystone Film Company; 22Apr1915; MP313. Duration: 3:16 (part 1), 3:34 (part 2), 3:24 (part 3), 2:59 (part 4), and 3:39 (part 5) at 15 fps. Cast: Mabel Normand, Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle. Photographed: January-February, 1915. Location: San Francisco, California. The 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition was San Francisco's second fair (following the 1894 Mid-Winter Fair) and her first major exposition. The 1915 fair celebrated both the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1915
  • TR at Sagamore Hill [1916] /

    Copyright: no reg. Appearing: Theodore Roosevelt, Richard M. Hurd. Duration: 1:53 at 18 fps. Unrelated footage of TR speaking at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition ca. ft. 43-48. On May 27, 1916, shortly before the Republican Party and Progressive Party conventions, the newly formed Roosevelt Non-Partisan League sponsors a demonstration of support for TR at Sagamore Hill. Many prominent men are included in the over ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1915
  • Catalog Record

    The Golden Gate / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: Eastman Teaching Films, Inc. (George W. Hoke, author); 19Dec28; MP5687. Encyclopædia Britannica Films, no. 1032. Air and ground views of San Francisco and the Bay, with scenes of Chinatown and of the cargoes of pineapples, bananas, coffee, hemp, copra, and silk on the piers. Summary taken from old LC catalog card, FiA 55-1002. Source(s) used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1912-1939; M/B/RS copyright descriptions; ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1945
  • Catalog Record

    The American experience. The great San Francisco earthquake / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: WGBH Educational Foundation. DCR 1988; PUB 4Oct88; REG 17Feb89; PA411-160. Narration, F. Murray Abraham. Host: David McCullough. Program features the accounts of those who lived in San Francisco before and after it was destroyed by a devastating earthquake and fire in April 1906. Archival footage and rare photos show the event that killed thousands of people and left tens of thousands homeless. It ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1988
  • Catalog Record

    Armistead Maupin's tales of the city. Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: no reg. Program title is also known as Tales of the city. Executive producers, Richard Kramer, Armistead Maupin, Sigurjon Sighvatsson, Tim Bevan ; director of photography, Walt Lloyd ; editor, David Gamble ; production design by Victoria Paul ; music by John E. Keane. Olympia Dukakis, Donald Moffat, Laura Linney, Choloe Webb. Tales of the city chronicles the adventures of Mary Ann Singleton, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1994
  • Catalog Record

    Army pack train bringing supplies / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: no reg. Shows a U.S. Army pack train bringing supplies to the survivors of the San Francisco earthquake in 1906. Received: 3/23/59 from USDA lab; ref print, dupe neg and arch pos; purchase, replacing 35 mm. nitrate original received 3/27/47; Kleine (George) Collection. 1 reel of 1 (40 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. ref print. 1 reel of 1 (40 ft.) ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1906
  • Catalog Record

    Armistead Maupin's tales of the city. Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: no reg. Program title is also known as Tales of the city. Executive producers, Richard Kramer, Armistead Maupin, Sigurjon Sighvatsson, Tim Bevan ; director of photography, Walt Lloyd ; editor, David Gamble ; production design by Victoria Paul ; music by John E. Keane. Olympia Dukakis, Donald Moffat, Laura Linney, Choloe Webb. Tales of the city chronicles the adventures of Mary Ann Singleton, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1994
  • Catalog Record

    [The Trail of '98--excerpts] / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Distributing Corp.; 29Jul29; LP551. Title taken from leader. DLC Adaptation, Benjamin Glazer ; photography, John Seitz ; art director, Cedric Gibbons, Merrill Pye ; film editor, George Hively ; musical score, David Mendoza, William Axt ; assistant director, Charles Dorian. Dolores Del Rio (Berna), Ralph Forbes (Larry), Karl Dane (Lars Petersen), Harry Carey (Jack Locasto), Tully Marshall (Salvation Jim), George Cooper (Samuel ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1929
  • Catalog Record

    City confidential. betrayal by the bay / San Francisco : Catalog Record Only

    Narrator: Paul Winfield. During an evening in 1991, Artie Mitchell was shot with a high-powered rifle by his brother Jim. The Mitchells were the kings of the porn empire in San Francisco, and Jim said he killed Artie because he as taking his lifestyle too far. Sources used: copyright description; A&E WWW site, viewed Apr. 22, 2010; OCLC database, viewed Apr. 30, 2010; Internet ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1999
  • Catalog Record

    Armistead Maupin's tales of the city. Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: no reg. Program title is also known as Tales of the city. Executive producers, Richard Kramer, Armistead Maupin, Sigurjon Sighvatsson, Tim Bevan ; director of photography, Walt Lloyd ; editor, David Gamble ; production design by Victoria Paul ; music by John E. Keane. Olympia Dukakis, Donald Moffat, Laura Linney, Choloe Webb. Tales of the city chronicles the adventures of Mary Ann Singleton, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1994
  • Catalog Record

    Flame of Barbary Coast / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: Republic Pictures Corp. Appl. au.: Republic Productions, Inc.; 6Apr45; LP13245. Minor change version, i.e. VTB 2677: [Colorized version]. -- United States : Republic Pictures Corporation, 1992. Copyright for minor change version: Republic Pictures Coporation. NM: colorization. DCR 1992; PUB 1Feb92; REG 7Oct93; PA742-131. Title taken from copyright data sheet; Motion picture herald, 5/26/45, p. 2413 and Television programming source books, films, 1994-95, p. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1945
  • Catalog Record

    TR [at Panama-Pacific Exposition, 1915] Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: no reg. RMA title: TR visits Naval Club in Boston, 1917. Research indicates film is probably of TR's July 1915 visit to the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco. Ref sources: San Francisco examiner. 7/21/15:1-2; 7/22/15:4; San Francisco chronicle. 7/22/15:5; Snap shots of scenes at the Panama-Pacific Exposition, San Francisco, 1915. 1915; Harvard University. Library. Theodore Roosevelt Collection; Todd, Frank M. The story ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1915
  • Catalog Record

    Exploded gas tanks, U.S. Mint, Emporium and Spreckels' Bld'g / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: no reg. Shows ruins of the San Francisco earthquake and fire in April 1906. The camera pans the still smoking ruins in the vicinity of Market and 5th Streets. A few people walk along the streets, and one man carries two suitcases. On a wall standing amid the rubble a sign reads "Plumbing", while in another direction one lone automobile may be seen ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1906