Ferlinghetti & City Lights Books

About This Item

Silent KPIX news footage shot at City Lights Books in San Francisco, on June 7th 1957. Includes scenes of Lawrence Ferlinghetti placing copies of books in the store window and looking at Allen Ginsberg's 'Howl and other poems'. Also features brief views of Columbus Avenue and inside the book store.

Note: this film reversal print was remastered in 4K (4096 x 2970) using our new Lasergraphics ScanStation film scanner, in January 2021.

Originally aired on
KPIX Eye on the Bay News
Date aired
6/7/1957
Recording medium
16mm b&w silent film
1:29
Rights for this video belong to
CBS5 KPIX-TV
Type of material
archival news film
Identifier
KPIX 2230
Views
4132

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