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Rick Prelinger’s “Lost Landscapes of San Francisco, 4”

by Danielle Engelman on December 8th, 02009

Rick Prelinger

Gas Stations, Not Flowers

The fourth incarnation of Lost Landscapes of San Francisco played to a sold out house at the Herbst Theater with the chanteuse Suzanne Ramsey opening the evening with a selection of historical San Francisco songs including the 01926 gem Masculine Women Feminine Men.

Rick Prelinger prefaced the footage with a brief introduction to his archive, process, and most of all a request to go into your mother’s attic to pull out any films that feature San Francisco or the Bay Area. The archive needs your footage. Prelinger then queued up over seventy minutes…

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