Narrator: Art Gerrans was born in the Haight and joined the San Francisco police department at age 22, assigned to Park Station. What could there be but trouble? George Tsongas (archival): Haight-Ashbury can't handle a hundred thousand because there isn't room. A tale of obsession and deception, and the struggle for love and faith in a world where both seem impossible. Let's do it. Some people came in because of the sexual liberation prospect. Berg: We were looking for the people driving by going to work who would see people gathered in the park eating food free and that this would provoke them, provoke their idea of what they were doing by going to work. We came there twice a week. Writing and tagged 1967, BBC DOCUMENTARY, Politics, video by AlwaysQuestionAuthority. Corbis Bus driver (archival): The hippies take many trips, and the trip of the hippies is generally an unusual one. Willie Brown: For many of them, they didn't find what they thought was the magic, and their resources expired, and they disappeared. They weren't going nowhere. Hal Muskat Coyote: Kids were looking at pictures of kids like them, sitting on the stoops, cuppin' a joint, looking around for the cops, and saying, "Holy cow! Adding volatility is Mona's older brother Phil, who has renounced his criminal past for religious fervor - which he tries to impose upon his sister. Over the summer season, the two young women discover they have much to teach one another, and much to explore together. Look Magazine, Library of Congress There were over 90 million of them, nearly half the population. Stay where you are! For information on 50th anniversary events in … She anguished over the grief that permeated her Boston neighborhood because of the Vietnam war. I had Diggers' soup. I can remember going to Park Police Station one time with a group, and the entire wall were snap shots of runaway children from all over. What in the world is a free store? I was just absolutely blown away by how distant what the Supes and the Mayor were attempting to do was from my understanding of a democracy. And, I can remember saying, I thought, "Oh, look! We encouraged it. WGBH Educational Foundation But once you were in that vortex, once you were in that swirling miasma of social and personal change, all the doors were open. UCLA Film And Television Archive A documentary on the emergence and rise of dance music. Sandi Stein: In June, I went out my window, ran away from home. Historic Films Archive, LLC 19/21. That's their right. Who is God and why is he here and what has he done for me lately anyway? The Island Murder Tuesday, April 17, 9/8c. Let's make it. enjoy! I really believed that it should just change and we should all just smarten up and do better. The 'Summer of Love' refers to 1967 - not so much because that year saw a revolutionary new movement, but because that was when the media came to … And the struggle for civil rights at home had grown increasingly militant. It seemed illegal. Phil Morningstar: I kind went crazy when I went there. They were sleeping in the park, sleeping here or there. People, if they moved -- and people moved around a lot -- didn't have anything to do with their stuff. The Summer of Love had been but a fleeting moment in the turbulent history of the 1960s. They're literally hundreds of these fellows; bearded, and girls that are dressed eccentrically. I raised a girl myself and I know that you're not 18. Israel Dolgin Those gathered in the park that sunny January day sought a different world. Theodore Roszak, Writer: It would be a world where people live gently on the planet without the sense that they have to exploit nature or make war upon nature in order to find basic security. Li Wei, Publicity So, I figured that I was taking these drugs on behalf of the American people, in order to tell them the truth. Susana Fernandes Well, naturally they're going to play this sort of thing up. KRON My Summer of Love is a 2004 British drama film directed by Paweł Pawlikowski and co-written by Pawlikowski and Michael Wynne. Millions of Americans started families, encouraged by the unprecedented prosperity of the post-war economic boom. War in Vietnam was killing a hundred American soldiers every week. But people here are human, they want to be talked to, they don't want to be watched. We thought if you turned on, if you took acid, you would really change, because we had changed from those experiences. These stories of hippies resonated with young people across the country. Sandi Stein: It was like arriving in Wonderland. But with schools now out for the summer, young acolytes and thrill-seekers continued to swarm into San Francisco. Courtesy Everett Collection. The utopian beginnings of peace and love prevailed, and ended in chaos. Hedgepeth: Well, when it came time for me to leave and I got into a cab on Haight Street. They were used to having a nice, quiet neighborhood. Big print. TURN ON is to commence a far out experience as to turn on with LSD. That was fun. More broadly, the Summer of Love encompassed the hippie music, drug, anti-war, and free-love scene throughout the West Coast of the United States, and as far … And probably a coat." James Kenney An atomic arms race fueled fears of annihilation. SF School of Digital Filmmaking The Summer of Love was a social phenomenon that occurred during the summer of 1967, when as many as 100,000 people, mostly young people sporting hippie fashions of dress and behavior, converged in San Francisco's neighborhood of Haight-Ashbury. Narrator: At dawn on June 21, the official beginning of the Summer of Love, several hundred hippies gathered on a hilltop near the Haight to celebrate the Summer Solstice. Some people came in because they were angry and scared about the draft and the war. Hedgepeth: This strain of mysticism and utopianism can only work in small groups. I mean, we're going to be out of dope. I just don't like them. Reporter (archival): Sandra, your father says you've run away from home three times and you've been gone now for some time. She said, "Well, I do." Narrator: Soon a sight-seeing company began running a bus down Haight Street, calling it the only foreign tour in the domestic United States. And I said, "I'm Sandi." Together with Mark Knight, the documentary features Danny Rampling - the UK house legend who is widely regarded as one of the original founders of the UK's rave and club scene. January 14, 1967. Hundreds of young runaways wandered the streets aimlessly. So, you had a generation of kids who arrived at high school and then in college, trying to make sense of a world which they've been told is just grand and wonderful, and there's nothing to complain about anymore. And once the press offered a window into the world of Haight Ashbury, even more young people flooded in. But beneath the surface lurked a deep anxiety. You know, I'll write to you. I don't think exploring alternative spiritual and medical practices is [expletive]. Calvin Welch, Transcription Digger describing free food program (archival): We're trying to start a pilot program here called the Digger feed-in. Police officer (archival): Come on in here. It seemed to me then that the new phenomenon of hippies was part of a religious movement. Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? They wanted to fall out. A young woman moves from the French countryside to Paris and begins a passionate love affair with a feminist leader in this drama set in 1970s France. Girl #1(archival): Freedom. All bound for San Francisco in the summer of 1967. Narrator: In March, hundreds of kids on spring break flooded into the Haight. So, at fourteen, I took a walk down to the Greyhound bus station, bought a bus ticket, next stop San Francisco. W. M. Hedgepeth, Writer: Before I had got the assignment, I had just paid peripheral attention to the hippie movement. You have a sense of being brought in to God's workshop and that the veil is pulled away and for the first time you see how things really are. Reporter (archival): What do you think they've got here that makes you want to come here? A novice nun about to take her vows uncovers a family secret dating back to the German occupation. Zev Averbach Transcriptions Stephen Lighthill Gawking tourists only added to the congestion. Lisa Law And certainly, nobody should let their young children come into San Francisco unsupervised to become a part of a group such as that. You can be what you are. Narrator: Within hours of his arrival on Haight Street, William Hedgepeth had been offered free food, clothing, shelter and LSD. Getty Images/Imagebank Film Complete opposites, each is wary of the other's differences when they first meet, but this coolness soon melts into mutual fascination, amusement and attraction. Month after month dozens of young men were being drafted into the army. Some people came in because of the appeal of the music. Art Gerrans: Where I grew up, my neighborhood were mostly Irish and Italian kids, and, you know, we'd go to church together. And little kids not looking like they were being taken care of or loved very well. Edward Beggs Ron Thelin at press conference (archival): The Haight-Ashbury community has created a council for a Summer of Love in San Francisco. The hippies openly flaunted the new law with a "Love Pageant" rally in the Haight, and their own declaration of independence: "... the creation endows us with certain inalienable rights," it read, "that among these are the freedom of body, the pursuit of joy and the expansion of consciousness." Never before had America witnessed such an unusual gathering. You know, I mean, this is participatory journalism, you know. Man 1 (archival): What he doesn't know is that we don't want them to come yet. Susan Starr, Firelight Media They were straining the infrastructure of the city. And I'm thinking, "Oh, I'd really like to go there. Narrator: Yet thousands would be swept up by a revolutionary movement that would shape American life far beyond that turbulent summer. Selvin: Why do we have war? Summer of Love is a striking picture of San Francisco's Haight Ashbury district during the summer of 1967 — from the utopian beginnings, when peace and love prevailed, to the … Roszak: I don't think the Summer of Love left any blueprints behind on how to build a better world. Ze Araujo Kid with Levine (archival): They're going to be bringing a lot of energy with them, a lot of enthusiasm. Everything. Los Angeles Times, George Getze, © 1967, Reprinted with permission Narrator: In June, a siren song on top-40 radio reached into every corner of America, beckoning the young and the curious to join the pilgrimage. Selvin: Everybody had a different entrance point. Sherene Ing Rated R for sexuality, language and some drug use, Wes Anderson Says Suzy From ‘Moonrise Kingdom’ Is His Most Personal Character, Focus Features Kicks Off “Movie Mondays” With Free Facebook Livestreams Of Mallrats, Gosford Park, A Celebration of LGBTQ+ Stories On Screen Watchlist. I had two pairs of pants and a couple of T-shirts and I think I stole $20 from my mother. NBC News Archives They want nobody tell them what to do. Naturally, the newspapers are going to play up the things they say, especially when these people bang tambourines and, like Allen Ginsberg, go into these absurd chants, these Hindu chants. Narrator: This "turmoil of young people" was, in part, due to sheer numbers. I mean, from all over the country. WPA, Archival Photographs Claudia King: Everybody was talking this love, peace, you know, racism was supposed to be really unhip. You want to live in a world where you can get food for free? All Rights Reserved. I think our only hope lies in a concerted effort of education so that young people will be aware that there's nothing smart, there's nothing grown up or sophisticated in taking an LSD trip at all. Estimates ranged from 50 to over 100 thousand. Whether material affluence is what life is all about. Narrator: William Hedgepeth's article for Look came out in August. With Ryan Mandrake, Johnnie Walker, Simon Crocker, Anne Nightingale. But then after that, after Haight-Ashbury, I decided what in the world I want to wear a tie for again. The Summer Of Love Documentary Posted by PTA Blues at 11:19 AM. It's a dirty job, somebody's got to do it. Published in 12 issues from 1966 to 1968, the the newspaper spoke directly to young people's imaginations and concerns. Written by Email This BlogThis! You want to live in a house with, you know, lots of women and men and live the way you want? It was just the little short time, but it was really just like something that shimmered. But it changed the lives of thousands who witnessed it firsthand, and impacted America in ways that still endure. Although hippies also gat You could go in Golden Gate Park and sit up on Hippie Hill and meet a group of people, say hi, and just start smoking with them and the next thing you're at their place, partying with them, and you're sleeping with one of the girls. Claudia King: You might see people making love on the street corner and have to walk around them and say "Hmm, hmm." After starting at an upmarket boarding school, a teenage girl forms close friendships with her two older roommates. Summer of Love Tuesday, June 12, 9/8c. I mean, you don't need money, you know, don't need anything. The park and recreation department has ruled that no longer will the hippies be allowed to sleep in Golden Gate Park. ITN We're not thinking about revolution or war or any of that. Todd Gitlin Roman Holiday. At 23, she was frustrated with the slow pace of civil rights gains she'd been working on since high school in Chicago. So you, when you get this, just lick the stamp and turn on." Vadik Chernyshov is an impoverished dreamer who spends his life drifting though Moscow with a video camera, hoping to shoot footage that will interest Western press agencies. The Perfect Crime Tuesday, April 10, 9/8c. Based on the 2001 novel of the same name by Helen Cross, the film explores the lesbian relationship between two young women from different classes and backgrounds. They were straining the resources. Reporter (archival): How old are you Sandra? Please stay home and do hippie things in your hometown. In the summer of 1967, thousands of young people from across the country flocked to San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury district to join in the hippie experience, only to discover that what they had come for was already disappearing. Documentary by the BBC on the development of rave culture in the United Kingdom during the summer of 1989. "Messenger From Hell" (2012) - Stan Lee narrates an animated mini-documentary about Jan Karski, the first man to reveal the truth about the Holocaust to the Allied powers, as early as 1942. There won't be anything in the envelope, but I'll soak the stamp in LSD. Charles Perry: And that was the vision. We've got a scene here. They didn't realize how many young children, 13, 14, 15, 16, were out there. Get a sneak peek of the new version of this page. You wanna go?" Added to Watchlist. He's trying to throw the seeds of this growth out of the sandbox, which is a presumption that it's his sandbox, and it isn't because it's a very cosmic sandbox, it just happens to be occurring here. With contributions form Germaine Greer, Donovan, Nigel Havers, Bill Wyman, John Birt and Mary Quant, together with some excellent color archive, this documentary is a cut-above the usual retro-vision. Ever. The city of San Francisco can, the state of California can, everyone can. College kids with no intention of "dropping out" took on hippie personas for the summer. They're just being complete fools. Vanessa Ruiz, Online Don Shebib and I was young, you know, I wanted heaven now. In January 1967, the thousands of youth already in San Francisco descended on Golden Gate Park for a Human Be-In. Person at Free Clinic (archival): Today we went down to the city clinic and we talked to the people down there about the venereal disease that's spreading throughout the Haight-Ashbury. And I think in some ways we succeeded. Perry: They heard by word-of-mouth. Gene Anthony, Bill Graham Archives, LLC, Courtesy of Wolfgang's Vault The Summer of Love was a social phenomenon that occurred during the summer of 1967, when as many as 100000 people converged on the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood of San Francisco, initiating a major cultural and political shift. Mary Kasper: There were like 20,000 people, and it was this gloriously beautiful day, as you can only have in certain times in San Francisco. This film is a near perfect rendition of an oft told tale of growing pains and confused adolescent feelings and is so delightfully rendered as to make any further comment superfluous. His new album is Greenfields: The Gibb Brothers Songbook Volume 1. Cydney Corl Hill, J. Paul Leonard Library, SFSU While Beatniks wanted the world to leave them alone, the New York Times said, "the new hippies want to change the world." The 'Choir Boys' - a gang of skinheads-turned-ravers at the turn of the eighties - extort their way into the London acid house party scene, while awaiting the return of their demented leader from prison. They staged a mock funeral, calling it "the Death of Hippie.". Oddball Film & Video Charles Gould Photography "The city of San Francisco has been warned of a hippie invasion come summer in numbers almost too staggering to comprehend," declared one TV news reporter. New York Times Agency It's really just out of this world. It would be absurd to expect that they're not going to do this. There was no line-up of big stars swelling the crowd, no tickets were sold, no political candidates spoke. And cars with flowers painted on them. Get the latest on new films and digital content, learn about events in your area, and get your weekly fix of American history. I don't think that trying to leave a smaller footprint on the planet is [expletive]. Selvin: These initial charming, innocent steps forward had changed, like the Diggers free soup. They handed out flowers to tourists and naysayers, and people who demeaned them. Gerrans: We got a call of a woman screaming for help, so we pushed the door open, and we see this naked woman slithering around on the floor like a snake. In the Yorkshire countryside, working-class tomboy Mona meets the exotic, pampered Tamsin. You bet." About This Site; He reflected on the "finer angels" he'd witnessed. Levine (archival): The coming in is going to cause difficulty and might cause turmoil and might cause very real frictions but the important thing is they're going to all go back to their towns and when they do they're going to turn on everybody and this thing is going to be all over the country. Andrew Zanthopoulos, In Memory of: Selvin: You were going through a door, and you wanted to be in the rooms on the other side of that door. And Police Chief Thomas Cahill says the rule will be rigidly enforced. Where these kids here, they don't want to work. She meets a girl her age at a summer aeronautical show. Gerrans: It was kind of a quiet station, until the hippies came. Narrator: By late March, Haight Street was already bursting with hippies and hippie wannabes. Ronald Reagan: Well, I'm terribly frightened by the problem of LSD. Use the HTML below. Coyote: It was an experiment but I don't think that the search for some kind of moral stance is ever [expletive]. Kristin Lesko Reporter (archival): Chief, are you threatening to kick them out of San Francisco? Was this review helpful to you? And there was not a block that you could walk in that working class, middle class neighborhood that you didn't see flags in the windows. Narrator: Tourists were even provided with definitions of hippie slang. We were living without money because we wanted our time and we wanted to be authentic and we didn't want to get jobs. Man 1 (archival): I took a trip in December and I talked to a lot of kids in some other cities to see if they were coming out here. "We must never be parted," Tamsin intones to Mona but can Mona completely trust her? Song Schrieber From every direction, they came. Before that, rock and roll songs were three minutes, period, paragraph, we're out of here. "It’s quite difficult to put it into words, but what the summer of love did, it brought youth culture together, and it deconstructed the class taboos - racism, sexuality" Danny explains "youth culture melded into one. I don't like their filthy posters. In order to raise the tuition to send her young son to private school, a mom starts an unusual business -- a biohazard removal/crime scene clean-up service -- with her unreliable sister. Starr I cannot explain to you what it's like to be in a crowd of 5,000 people on LSD with the Grateful Dead, also on LSD, leading the crowd through a series of improvisations. But they preferred the sunshine of nearby Golden Gate Park to the darkness of coffeehouses, the passion of rock-and-roll to the cool of modern jazz, wild, expressive colors to beatnik black. Narrator: So was Phil Morningstar, a restless teenager living in a conservative town east of Los Angeles. Sandi Stein: The Boston Globe had pictures of Haight Street, pictures of people dancing. Thomas Cahill (archival): If they come in and you have them in the park where there are no facilities for them, then you are going to have a health problem. Here is a link to a documentary about the Summer of Love by PBS’s American Experience. You don't have to be what adults want you to be. There's going to be food shortage. You know, it was like, my god, look at how many there are of us. 1967: The Summer of Love is better than most, as it covers the cultural, social, and political changes that the decade brought. Ed Pinkus Les Blank, Flower Films And everything like that. They wanted to have sex, they wanted to have dope, and just sightsee and go in the park and get stoned and they were sort of wasting their life. Reporter (archival): What do you want to do here that your parents wouldn't want you to do? From the biggest cities and from the smallest towns. There's not going to be a place to stay.". Tourist 2 (archival): We drove up and down the street and then I said let's get out and really get a good look at them. In the 1950s, a music director falls in love with a singer and tries to persuade her to flee communist Poland for France. The documentary, executive-produced by President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama, profiles a “summer of love” at Camp Jened in the Catskills. Grateful Dead Member 1 (archival): What we're thinking about is a peaceful planet, we're not thinking of anything else. After hitchhiking across the country, Sandi Stein was finally dropped off on the corner of Haight and Ashbury. I mean, it was so wild, you figured that it, you know, if every, anybody hears about this, they're definitely going to make it illegal. Chez Ray Narrator: California did make LSD illegal on October 6, 1966. I didn't stay. Many feared that when schools let out for the summer, San Francisco would erupt into chaos. WEED is marijuana. They said "I don't know, we've read the magazines and heard a lot of talk, but I don't know, you know. Narrator: The Diggers salvaged food from restaurant and super-market overflow, prepared it in their communal kitchen, and brought it, twice a day, to the park. Virginia Snyder: Our neighborhood here was just really lovely. Martine Algier Narrator: For the Diggers, the free feed-ins also served to push people to examine their own values. This is a video of this Summer of Love set. 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