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Black and white silent amateur films by Dave Tatsuno (1913-2006), a businessman in the San Francisco Bay area. Tatsuno's earliest films, taken from August-November 1936 while he was an undergraduate at the University of California, Berkeley, show family, church, and school activities.

This brief segment, from September 1936, shows an unidentified man standing outside the Tatsuno home (1625 Buchanan St., San Francisco), feeding two black cats; the cats with four kittens; the man holds several kittens (00:33).

Tatsuno's notes on this clip: "Home. September 1936."

Credits: Dave Tatsuno Collection, Gift of Dave Tatsuno, in Memory of Walter Honderick, Japanese American National Museum (91.74). Preserved and made accessible in part by a grant from the National Film Preservation Foundation.

HNRC — Last modified Aug 25 2012 9:12 a.m.


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