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Color motion picture with sound, commercial production about the state of public transportation in San Francisco in 1943 with message to convince voters to purchase the Market Street Railway Company and consolidate public transit under the publicly operated San Francisco Municipal Railway (Muni). Paid for by the Citizens Committee for Better Streetcar Service and shown prior to April 20, 1943 election day. Film shows many street scenes and transit operations in busy areas of town such as downtown along Market Street and outside American Can Company Factory on Third and 20th Streets. Also shown are cable cars on Powell and Market Streets, Municipal Railway and Market Street Railway streetcars running on Market Street, school children boarding 22 Fillmore streetcar at Fillmore and Marina, trolley buses crossing Fulton street and Market Street Railway Co. McAllister streetcar facility. Film also includes two segments from 1906 "Trip Down Market Street" film at beginning and end. See also Mayor Lapham PSA for related content.
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