The 1971 Great Dickens Christmas Fair

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KRON-TV news footage from November 27th 1971 with Frank Johnstone featuring a visit to the Great Dickens Christmas Fair in San Francisco. Co-founded in 1970 by Phyllis and Ron Patterson, who also co-created the Renaissance Faire concept in America, the Dickens Fair is still owned by the Patterson family and will be held in 2018 from November 17th to December 23rd, at the Cow Palace in San Francisco. Includes views of fair goers and performers enjoying themselves at the wharfeside complex, near Fisherman's Wharf. Ends with shots of Michael Rugg playing a dulcimer. Opening graphic designed by Carrie Hawks.

Identifier
KRON 2884-2
Duration
2:02
Copyright Holder
Young Broadcasting of San Francisco, Inc.
Genre
local newsfilm
Digital Format
mp4 file
Format
16mm color magnetic sound film
Date
11/27/1971
Views
874

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The man playing the mountain dulcimer at the end of this clip is Michael Rugg. You can learn more about him in the documentary film Hearts of the Dulcimer: http://dulcimuse.com/film.html

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