San Francisco in Cinema: Take the Money and Run

1455 Stockton Street at Columbus Ave.
Woody Allen attempts to rob the Columbus Ave. branch of Bank of America in the 1969 comedy Take the Money and Run. Documentary style feature details the life of hapless petty criminal Virgil Starkwell (Allen) whose failures include a stint as a cello player in a marching band, a botched prison escape using a gun carved out of soap, and an indecipherable holdup note. One of Allen's funniest. Detail

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