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Description: Elevated view of high-rise office buildings. Houses on incline on side of street. Woman walking up stairs in front of building on side of steep street. Cars and pedestrians passing under Italian flags strung over street in North Beach - Chinatown area, with sign for Lotus Bowl Chinese restaurant visible on side of street. Traffic passing in front of San Francisco City Hall. High-angle view of small pagoda, shops, and traffic on street in Chinatown. Sailboat and ship with Chinese characters and carvings on stern docked along wharf. Car driving past convertible car parked on side of steep hill. High-angle view between trees of traffic crossing Bay Bridge. Clouds rolling over island (could be Angel Island) shrouded in fog in San Francisco Bay. Looking down California Street from Nob Hill (with view of pagodas and large church on sides of street) as cable car climbs past camera. Man in suit feeding large flock of pigeons next to fountain. View of San Francisco Stock Exchange flanked by statues. Man in suit feeding flock of pigeons. Ground covered with sheets next to parking lot. View from Nob Hill of cars and cable cars descending California Street, followed by cable car reaching top of hill. Low-angle view of ship passing under Golden Gate Bridge.
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Clip #: TFA-23A-18
Length: 1:38
Color: B/W
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1930s
Filmmaker: Andre de la Varre
Region: North America
Country: United States
State: California
City: San Francisco
Subject: Street Scene
Original: 35mm
San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, trolleys

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