The Innocent Fair
KPIX-TV documentary film from 1962, which is described in sub-title as: "A nostalgic visit to the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco 1915." Features nitrate film footage of the exposition shot in 1915 (which was discovered by Associate Producer Lee Mendelson in 1961, in a Tiburon antique store) and voice over reflections on it's legacy by Walter Johnson. Includes scenes featuring pageants, parades, architecture, a promotional film for the exposition and views of: The Palace of Fine Arts; The Fountain of Energy; The Palace of Machinery; The Tower of Jewels; President William H Taft; Fatty Arbuckle; Art Smith; Charlie Chaplin; Henry Ford; Thomas Edison; Luther Burbank and Mabel Normand. This film was written and produced by Ray Hubbard, edited by R.E. Pusey and the piano music was played by Gregory Hubbard.
Tags: art smith, charlie chaplin, fatty arbuckle, gregory hubbard, henry ford, jr, kpix 146816, lee mendelson, luther burbank, mabel normand, panama-pacific international exposition, president william h taft, ray hubbard, r.e. pusey, the fountain of energy, the palace of fine arts, the palace of machinery, the tower of jewels, thomas edison, walter johnson
Added to Bay Area Television Archive on September 22, 2011.
- Originally aired on: KPIX-TV
- Date aired: 1962
- Recording medium: 16mm, b&w optical sound film
- Rights for this video belong to: CBS5 KPIX-TV
- Duration: 25:19
- Type of material: documentary film
- KPIX 146816.mp4 (208.21 MB – MPEG4 video)
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