Dirty Harry Premiere in San Francisco (Updated six months ago)
Scenes from the benefit world movie premiere of Dirty Harry at Loews Theater in San Francisco, on December 22nd 1971. There are views of crowds cheering in the rain as guests arrive (including Mayor Joseph Alioto) and the film's star Clint Eastwood is seen being interviewed on a podium outside by KPIX's Rolfe Peterson. Also features members of the Progressive Labor Party protesting against the film, one of whom is carrying a sign which reads: "Cops are no pals to Clarence Johnson." Ends with Peterson listing a few of the dignitaries who showed up despite bad weather, before wrapping up the story.
Added to San Francisco Bay Area Television Archive on December 23, 2014.
- Originally aired on: KPIX Eye on the Bay News
- Date aired: 12/22/1971
- Recording medium: 16mm color magnetic sound film
- Rights for this video belong to: CBS5 KPIX-TV
- Duration: 2:59
- Type of material: archival news film