Lee Mendelson Film Productions


KPIX 01/01/1965
San Francisco. Original Music by Vince Guaraldi

Produced for Fireman's Fund American Insurance Companies as a public service film for schools and service clubs. Also broadcast on local television. "Bay of Gold" is a one hourdocumentary which tells the dynamic history of San Francisco and the Bay Area today. Historical film footage depicts the highlights of San Francisco's history from the Gold Rush to the 1906 quake and fire to the building of the Golden Gate Bridge. The Bay today includes scenes from a whale hunt on San Francisco's coast, a story of a crab crab fisherman, scenes of Alcatraz, and pleasure boating.