Re: Playland Memories from a Whitney family relative owners of Playland

05/09/10 - posted by Gerald Varney

LAST MAN STANDING
I was making a dance film in the baths up until the day it caught fire. I heard it on the radio and rushed over with a camera in hand. I was working for KGO Chanel 7 at the time so i flashed my ID Card and the firemen let me inside. I shot a few clips of the spot were we working the day before and ran out the north end as it went up in flames, I shot the whole north end burning to the ground. You can see all this and more of the Baths in her final stages in my film "Woman in the Baths", by Gerald Varney.

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