'Howl' at City Lights Books

About This Item

Silent KPIX news footage of City Lights Books in San Francisco, produced in 1957. Includes scenes of Lawrence Ferlinghetti arranging copies of Allen Ginsberg's 'Howl and other poems' in the store window, as their advertised pocket book of the week. Also features brief views of Columbus Avenue and Ferlinghetti smoking a pipe and adding other books to the display outside.

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

Type of material
archival news film
Duration
1:49
16mm b&w silent film
Rights for this video belong to
CBS5 KPIX-TV
Date aired
c1957
Originally aired on
KPIX Eye on the Bay News
Identifier
KPIX 147415
Views
11689

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