City Regulation Of Topless Dancing in North Beach

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KPIX-TV News report by Rollin Post from August 6th 1969 in San Francisco's North Beach neighborhood featuring an interview with Supervisor John Ertola (1926-2007), who talks about issues relating to legislation that covers nudity and topless dancing. Also includes brief scenes from a press conference by Mayor Joseph Alioto, who states he would support any ordinance banning topless dancing. Post provides a voiceover summarizing the recent history of topless dancing in North Beach, when: "Almost overnight San Francisco became the topless capital of the world," which includes many (exterior) views of topless bars in North Beach. Ends with more silent views of topless bar fronts. Opening graphic designed by Carrie Hawks.

Originally aired on
KPIX-TV
Date aired
8/6/1969
Recording medium
16mm b&w silent/magentic sound film
3:41
Rights for this video belong to
CBS5 KPIX-TV
Type of material
local newsfilm
Identifier
KPIX 39334
Views
3485

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