Hugh Hefner Opens Playboy Club In San Francisco (1965)

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KTVU 46-14
KTVU newsfilm footage from November 11th 1965 featuring silent views of American magazine publisher Hugh Hefner (1926-2017) arriving at San Francisco airport to be greeted by Playboy bunnies. He is there for the opening of a new Playboy club located at Montgomery and Jackson and gives an interview, during which he downplays the competition from North Beach topless clubs and tries to describe the "unique" appeal of the Playboy bunnies. Ends with silents views of Playboy bunnies posing for photographs with the media. Opening graphic designed by Carrie Hawks.
16mm b&w positive magnetic sound/silent film