Jack Kerouac Dies
KPIX Eyewitness News report by Ben Williams from October 21st 1969 in San Francisco, featuring the death of novelist and poet Jack Kerouac. Includes (silent) views of the North Beach neighborhood, City Lights Books and scenes of English Professor Mark Linenthal reading part of Allen Ginsberg's poem 'Sunflower Sutra'.
Note: this film reversal print was re-transferred in 4K (4096 x 2970) using our Lasergraphics ScanStation film scanner, in February 2020.
- Type of material
- archival news film
- 16mm, color co-magnetic silent/sound film
- Rights for this video belong to
- CBS5 KPIX-TV
- Date aired
- Originally aired on
- KPIX 100479