We meet quite a few characters while out shooting in the city. The most memorable, perhaps, might be Bambi Lake. “You don’t know who I am?” she said as she introduced herself, “I’m the most famous person in the world.” That’s a lofty brag, but after hearing some of the tales the 63-year-old “transsexual chanteuse” had to offer, you might just believe her. John Waters, Divine, The Stranglers, Judy Garland, Siouxie Sioux, Bing Crosby, Gregory Corso, Bill Graham… Bambi has either danced with, sang with, or slept with them all. Right there in front of City Lights in North Beach, we realized we were in the presence of a true San Francisco legend.

We meet quite a few characters while out shooting in the city. The most memorable, perhaps, might be Bambi Lake. “You don’t know who I am?” she said as she introduced herself, “I’m the most famous person in the world.” That’s a lofty brag, but after hearing some of the tales the 63-year-old “transsexual chanteuse” had to offer, you might just believe her. John Waters, Divine, The Stranglers, Judy Garland, Siouxie Sioux, Bing Crosby, Gregory Corso, Bill Graham… Bambi has either danced with, sang with, or slept with them all. Right there in front of City Lights in North Beach, we realized we were in the presence of a true San Francisco legend.