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Free movie premiere tonight: On the A's-Giants earthquake game

September 14, 2009 |  7:25 am


The Baseball Reliquary and the Burbank Public Library are presenting tonight's premiere of the film "5:04 p.m.: A First-Person Account of the 1989 World Series Earthquake Game."

The free screening takes place at the Burbank Central Library, 110 N. Glenoaks Blvd. The program starts at 7 p.m.

Here's a first-person account of what it was like to be within Candlestick Park when the 6.9-magnitude quake struck, from Times staff writer Mike Penner.

-- Bill Shaikin

Photo: Players on the Oakland Athletics, including Mark McGwire (No. 25), look into the stands at Candlestick Park following an earthquake on Oct. 17, 1989. Credit: Associated Press