KINETIC CARNIVAL - The Coney Island Blog

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Wednesday, January 31, 2007

Fox Movietone Film from 1930

A nice little film to bring us back to the great summers experienced by the visitors of 1930's Coney. A warm reminder, especially now, during the middle of winter. If you're patient - towards the end of the video, you can see some more really rare images of some of the rides back then. Those wild rides and attractions were surely the thing that made Coney goers enthralled and fascinated with so much fun and excitement.

From Fox Movietone news film reels (Around the World in Sound and Picture on the Magic Carpet series)

"Meet Me Down at Coney Island (1930)" by dutchmazz [YouTube]

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posted by Omar Robau @ 1/31/2007 04:25:00 AM 


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