A full length documentary film about San Francisco's privately owned swimming, ice skating and museum complex built in the late 19th century. Once the world's largest swimming pool establishment, the building burnt down in 1966. The ruins remain today. Journey back in time to revisit Sutro Baths when it was in full operation. See: The Seven Pools, Sutro Railway, Merry Way, Sutro's Cliff House, Ice Skating Rink, Egyptian Mummy Museum, Tom Thumb Exhibit, Musee Mecanique, Torture Museum, Lord's Last Supper, Ito, Giggling Ghost, 1963 & 1966 Fires, Sutro Ruins, and much, much more. A nostalgic trip back in time told by historians and the people that were there.
Through interviews, film footage, and hundreds of photographs, this film not only allows us to relearn and finally understand Sutro Baths' history, but also to feel and experience it. 84 minutes in length.
Each DVD purchased from our museum comes with an authentic artifact from the 1950s Whitney's Playland and a gift from our Museum of Fun.
• Number of Discs: 1
• Run Time: 85 (Bonus Slideshow)
• Video: Color
• Region 0 encoding; Can be played worldwide, NTSC-format.
This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 29 November, 2011.