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.
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