Snapshots: Shorts Snatched90 min
from America's Past
Women's Building Sun, May 14, 3p Buy
The California Zephyr takes the viewer on a wordless nostalgic journey along
one of America’s most famous railway lines, Vista Dome, train-wash and all.
Forgotten scandals and practices of the 1950s are combined with first person
accounts, snapshots and footage in Secret: The Josephine Baker FBI Files.
Also in NY, Paul Stone shares one of his gritty Tales of Times Square,
from days when “The Deuce wasn’t owned by The Mouse.”
Snapping back to San Francisco, the luxurious life and unfortunate demise of single-screen
neighborhood movie houses is chronicled in Forgotten Palaces.
Lastly, My Eyes Were Fresh shares some further San Franciscan history with the remarkable photographs and life history of the talented John Gutmann.