Re: Fine Food, Fine Pastries

Claudia Semper (
Fri, 14 Dec 2001 12:57:08 -0800 (PST)


It comes up as a videocassette from Direct Cinema

Fine Food, Fine Pastries - Open 6 to 9
Filmmaker: David Peterson
VHS - $ 34.95

Price listed is for home video use only.
Fine Food, Fine Pastries explores the culture and
history of Sherrill's Restaurant and Bakery in
Washington, D.C., which has served as a
neighborhood gathering place since the
Depression. Focusing on the family that owns
Sherrill's, as well as the people who work and eat
there, the film depicts a day in the life of this
unique restaurant, illustrating how it has become
a vital part of the community.

Running time: 29 min, Year released: 1989
Close captioned?: N, Color?: Y
Avail. formats: 16mm,VHS
ISBN: 1-55974-283-6
Language: English, Subtitled?: N
For classroom?: Y, Study Guide?: N
Grade level: 7th and up
> In an effort to further develop the local history holdings in the Special
> Collections Department, I am trying to identify documentaries about
> Washington, D.C. Recently, I came across the video entitled, "Fine Food, Fine
> Pastries, Open 6 to 9" by David Petersen, about a diner on Capitol Hill in
> D.C., but cannot locate a copy, or the distributor for that matter.

Claudia Semper
Media Librarian
Boston College/O'Neill Library