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San Francisco 1958 Home Movies

Jeff Altman is an aspiring feature film colorist and amateur photographer from Chicago. These scenes of San Francisco were shot by his grandfather in 1958.

He says, "It was edited by hand some 50 years ago by my grandfather shortly after shooting it. Judging by the 3 minute length, I would say its safe to assume you're seeing all the footage he shot. 100 foot rolls of 16mm are of about 3 minutes in length. The order of the shots were probably changed, as well as removal of flash frames and other junk.

Keep in mind that these are home movies. He would make popcorn and show these to his family as a Friday night activity. Editing was part of the spectacle. I can't imagine there was very much thought put into preserving the raw footage as a historical record. He wasn't a professional; just a hobbyist."

San Francisco 1958 [via Laughing Squid]


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