Steve McQueen visits Bayview Hunters Point Pool
KPIX Eyewitness News report from May 25th 1968 in San Francisco, featuring brief, silent scenes of actor Steve McQueen and Mayor Joseph Alioto in Bayview Hunters Point attending the ceremonial groundbreaking for the Martin Luther King Memorial swimming pool at Third Street and Carroll Avenue. Also see newsfilm KTVU 100-2, which explains how the makers of McQueen's film 'Bullitt' - Warner Bros - donated an initial $25,000 towards the pool's construction and hope to raise another $50,000 at the movie premiere and KPIX 36397, in which Woody Allen is credited with donating $5000 to this project.
Note: this reversal print was re-transferred in 4K (4096 x 2970) using a Lasergraphics ScanStation film scanner, in April 2021, improving picture and sound quality.
- Originally aired on
- Date aired
- Recording medium
- 16mm b&w silent film
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- CBS5 KPIX-TV
- Type of material
- archival newsfilm
- KPIX 35566