• Film, Video
    San Francisco's future 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 Worlds ("the Wobblies"), but also among responsible labor leaders. At the same time, with the rise of Bolshevism ...
    • Contributor: Hearst, Phoebe Apperson - Rodiester, Claire - Rolph, James - Afi/Post (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1916
  • Film, Video
    Tenderloin at night
    Tenderloin after two in the morning
    77521 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 27Nov1899; 77521. Duration: 2:02 at 16 fps. Filmed ca. June to September 1899, probably in West Orange, New Jersey. Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 533; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1899
  • Film, Video
    San Francisco / Catalog Record Only Blackie Norton, owner of a cabaret in San Francisco's Barbary Coast district, hires small-town Mary Blake as a singer. They fall in love. When Mary moves from cabaret to opera house, Blackie is outraged. Mary then becomes engaged to Nob Hill aristocrat Jack Burley. The 1906 earthquake and fire strike, Burley is killed, Blackie finds belief in God, and Mary and Blackie are reunited.
    • Date: 1936
  • Film, Video
    The other end of the line / Catalog Record Only When a beautiful customer service operator in India falls for a charming American executive over the telephone, they're in for a serious case of mistaken cultural identity. With a penchant for all things American and a heart full of dreams, Priya flies to San Francisco to meet her destiny, and it looks like love at first sight. Now Priya and Granger must risk everything ...
    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video
    Armistead Maupin's tales of the city.
    Tales of the city Catalog Record Only
    Tales of the city chronicles the adventures of Mary Ann Singleton, a young secretary from Cleveland who takes a vacation to San Francisco and decides to stay. Set in 1976, the story depicts the city at the height of its boisterous gay, drug and disco cultures through the eyes of the innocent heroine.
    • Date: 1994
  • Film, Video
    Armistead Maupin's tales of the city.
    Tales of the city Catalog Record Only
    Tales of the city chronicles the adventures of Mary Ann Singleton, a young secretary from Cleveland who takes a vacation to San Francisco and decides to stay. Set in 1976, the story depicts the city at the height of its boisterous gay, drug and disco cultures through the eyes of the innocent heroine.
    • Date: 1994
  • Film, Video
    Eli Stone. Catalog Record Only When San Francisco lawyer Eli Stone awakens to an unending George Michael soundtrack that only he can hear, gets dive-bombed by a WWI biplane on a busy San Francisco street and faces a fire-breathing dragon outside his office window, there are two possible explanations: delusions caused by a potentially fatal brain aneurysm or the chance that something greater is at work. He might just ...
    • Date: 2008
  • Film, Video
    Checkmate. Catalog Record Only Filmed on location in San Francisco, the series revolves around private investigators and their quest to prevent crimes before they happen.
    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video
    Gentleman Jim / Catalog Record Only LP11685 PA575-416 (Colorized version) U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.; 14Nov42; LP11685. Minor change version: [Colorized version]. -- United States : Turner Entertainment Co., 1992. Copyright for minor change version: Turner Entertainment Company. NM: colorization. DCR 1991; PUB 24Mar92; REG 26May92; PA575-416. Director of photography, Sid Hickox ; film editor, Jack Killifer ; music by H. Roemheld. Errol Flynn, Alexis Smith, Jack ...
    • Date: 1942
  • Film, Video
    Kuffs / Catalog Record Only PA568-250 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: [Claimant, DCR, and REG unknown] PUB 12Dec91; PA568-250. Copyright notice on film: Dino De Laurentiis Communications ; 1991. Presenter, Dino De Laurentiis ; associate producer, Lisa Fitzgerald ; music by Harold Faltermeyer ; film editor, Stephen Semel ; director of photography, Thomas Del Ruth. Christian Slater, Tony Goldwyn, Milla Jovovich, Bruce Boxleitner. Release date per copyright data sheet; some ...
    • Date: 1991
  • Film, Video
    The Doris Day show. Catalog Record Only Doris gets a new boss, Cy Bennett, for the "Today's World" magazine, and a new co-worker, Jackie Parker. Doris has a new boyfriend, Dr. Peter Lawrence.
    • Date: 2006
  • Film, Video
    All-American girl. Catalog Record Only A television show about a very Westernized Korean-American girl delightfully at odds with her traditional but screwy family in San Francisco.
    • Date: 2006
  • Film, Video
    Rated X The story of the San Francisco porn pioneers, the Mitchell Brothers.
    • Date: 2000
  • Film, Video
    Chan is missing / Catalog Record Only Jo is a middle-aged taxi driver, and Jo's nephew Steve is a restless, gabby young man. In an effort to get their own taxi medallion, they have entrusted their savings, $4,000, to a man named Chan Hung, a wheeler-dealer from Taiwan, who has apparently absconded with the money. They search for Chan throughout the Chinatown of San Francisco. The more they find out about ...
    • Date: 1982
  • Film, Video
    The Doris Day show. Catalog Record Only Doris continues working as a reporter with editor, Cy Bennett, and secretary, Jackie Parker, for the "Today's World" magazine. Doris finds her love life heating up with boyfriend, Dr. Peter Lawrence and political candidate, Jonathan Rusk. Meanwhile, home life is never dull!
    • Date: 2007
  • Film, Video
    Flame of Barbary Coast / Catalog Record Only Duke Fergus, a Montana cattleman, travels to the Barbary Coast to collect money owed him by Tito Morell, the owner of the gambling joint, El Dorado. Duke falls for Flaxen Tarry, a singer who has earned the name of the Flame of Barbary Coast. Tito cleans out Duke of all his money through crooked means. Duke asks Flaxen to return to Montana with him, ...
    • Date: 1945
  • Film, Video
    The Danny Kaye show. Catalog Record Only Features several musical numbers, including two by guest Astrud Gilberto, one by the Earl Brown Singers, and one by Earl Brown singer Gary Coster. In sketches, shy Jerome tries to take charge when he gets stuck in an elevator with a hysterical woman (The elevator sketch / performed by Kaye and Nanette Fabray); and a saloon/music-hall owner's luck takes a turn for the worse ...
    • Date: 1965
  • Film, Video
    Nash Bridges.
    Nash Bridges. Catalog Record Only
    Nash Bridges is a charming, street-smart inspector for San Francisco's elite Special Investigations Unit. Nash often goes undercover to track down the city's most vile criminals, from drug dealers and smugglers to the Russian mob. Nash's loyal partner, Joe Dominguez is a retired cop who's as obsessed with solving crimes as he is with getting rich quick, a weakness that always seems to get ...
    • Contributor: Johnson, Don - Marin, Cheech - Perry, Jeff - Rysher Entertainment - Cbs Television Network - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2008
  • Film, Video
    Armistead Maupin's tales of the city.
    Tales of the city Catalog Record Only
    Tales of the city chronicles the adventures of Mary Ann Singleton, a young secretary from Cleveland who takes a vacation to San Francisco and decides to stay. Set in 1976, the story depicts the city at the height of its boisterous gay, drug and disco cultures through the eyes of the innocent heroine.
    • Date: 1994
  • Film, Video
    [The Trail of '98--excerpts] / Catalog Record Only Gold fever sweeps San Francisco and the nation and people head for Alaska. Samuel Foote, known as The Worm, forsakes his home; Lars Petersen, a Michigan lumberman, leaves his wife; Salvation Jim leaves the Nevada desert; and the Bulkeys, with a poor relation, Berna, and her grandfather, move their restaurant to Alaska. Evil men, like Jack Locasto, enforce a cutthroat life. The Bulkeys return ...
    • Date: 1929
  • Film, Video
    Nash Bridges.
    Nash Bridges. Catalog Record Only
    "Nash Bridges is back with a second electrifying season of special investigations, car chases, shoot-outs, and, of course, ex-wife drama"--Container.
    • Contributor: Johnson, Don - Marin, Cheech - Perry, Jeff - Rysher Entertainment - Cbs Television Network - Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm) - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video
    I remember mama / Catalog Record Only LP16060 PAu1-527-834 (Colorized version) U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.; 11Mar48; LP16060. Minor change version: [Colorized version]. Copyright for minor change version: Turner Entertainment Company. DCR 1990; REG 26Apr91; PAu1-527-834. Executive producer, George Stevens ; director of photography, Nicholas Musuraca ; music by Roy Webb ; film editor, Robert Swink. Irene Dunne, Barbara Bel Geddes, Oscar Homolka, Philip Dorn. New York times, ...
    • Date: 1948
  • Film, Video
    After the thin man / Catalog Record Only LP6821 PAu1-789-118 (Colorized version) U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.; 21Dec36; LP6821. Colorized version: [Colorized version]. Copyright for minor change version: Turner Entertainment Company. NM: colorized version. DCR 1993; REG 27Sep93; PAu1-789-118. From the story by Dashiell Hammett ; musical score by Herbert Stothart and Edward Ward ; photographed by Oliver T. Marsh ; film editor, Robert J. Kern. William Powell, Myrna Loy, James ...
    • Date: 1936
  • Film, Video
    Big trouble in Little China /
    John Carpenter's big trouble in Little China Catalog Record Only
    Jack Burton is a big-talking, wisecracking trucker who goes beneath the streets of San Francisco's Chinatown to battle an army of spirits when his friend's fiancee is kidnapped.
    • Date: 2002
  • Film, Video
    Vertigo / Catalog Record Only Scottie Ferguson, a San Francisco police detective is forced to retire when a freak accident gives him a severe case of acrophobia--that is vertigo or dizziness in high places. Ferguson is hired by a rich shipbuilder to follow his wife who is behaving suspiciously and might be planning suicide. He falls in love with her, she is later murdered and Ferguson becomes demonic in ...
    • Date: 1984