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Koret Auditorium
de Young Museum
Golden Gate Park
50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive
San Francisco, CA 94118




Complimentary tickets for the film are distributed beginning at 6 pm at the Koret Auditorium entrance. Seating is limited. Tickets are first come, first served.
Programming and general admission to the permanent collection galleries are free of charge during Friday Nights at the de Young. A discounted $15 ticket is required to visit the special exhibition galleries.

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Film Screening: When the World Came to San Francisco

de Young Museum
Nov 27, 07:15PM – 09:00PM


When the World Came to San Francisco” (2015, 79 min.) is a drama-documentary about the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco. Through a reenactment of Reyna Belasco Rosenthal (1895-1976) being interviewed by a reporter in 1965, she tells of the Vaudeville era at the turn-of-the-century, the great earthquake, Luisa Tetrazzini celebrating reconstruction, and finally, how the idea for the fair came about and visiting the fair itself. Starring Beverly Washburn (Star Trek, The Streets of San Francisco, Old Yeller) and Gerry O’Brien (Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest, The Tudors). A centennial celebration!


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