Early Films of San Francisco, 1897-1916 on DVD

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SKU: A331

Before and After the Great Earthquake and Fire

Product Details

This collection consists of twenty-six films of San Francisco from before and after the Great Earthquake and Fire, 1897-1916. Seventeen of the films depict San Francisco and its environs before the 1906 disaster. Seven films describe the great earthquake and fire. The two later films include a 1915 travelogue that shows scenes of the rebuilt city and a tour of the Panama Pacific Exposition and a 1916 propaganda film.

The collection is silent and has a run time of 1 hour 42 minutes.

Here are the 26 films in this collection.

  • Army pack train bringing supplies.;
  • Arrest in Chinatown, San Francisco, Cal.;
  • Bird's-eye view of San Francisco, Cal., from a balloon;
  • Exploded gas tanks, U.S. Mint, Emporium and Spreckels Bld'g;
  • Hotel Vendome, San Jose, Cal.;
  • Launch of Japanese man-of-war "Chitosa" [i.e., "Chitose"];
  • Mabel and Fatty viewing the World's Fair at San Francisco, Cal.;
  • Market Street before parade;
  • Mount Tamalpais R.R., no. 2;
  • Over route of Roosevelt parade in an automobile;
  • Panorama of beach and Cliff House;
  • Panorama, Union Square, San Francisco;
  • Panoramic view of the Golden Gate;
  • The President's carriage;
  • San Francisco Chinese funeral;
  • San Francisco disaster;
  • San Francisco earthquake and fire, April 18, 1906;
  • San Francisco's future;
  • Scene in Chinatown;
  • Scenes in San Francisco, [no. 1];
  • Scenes in San Francisco, [no. 2];
  • TR in San Francisco, 1903;
  • A trip down Market Street before the fire;
  • A trip to Berkeley, Cal.;
  • Troops embarking at San Francisco;
  • [Unidentified Staples & Charles. San Francisco after the earthquake and fire of 1906]

Here are some sample clips from the DVD