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Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Video Rewind - 1988: 80's Nathan's Famous TV Commercial

Video Rewind flashes goes back to pre-Coney redevelopment saga years takes a look at 'Coney's lull years'. From the late 70's to the turn of the century when Coney Island was still going but almost in an state of comatose caused by the first amusement-haters, Robert Moses and Fred Trump. And ends with the next big change in Coney Island that started with the creation of something bigger; the ballpark and the new subway station. That sparked the interest of the city followed by the big developer to finally redevelop Coney Island.

Vintage Commercial: Nathan's Famous Franks (1988)

Nathan's Famous Franks. Aired June 1988.

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Anonymous rh said...

Oh, I remember those stupid commercials!

I know this Roll n Roaster is Sheepshead Bay, but this one has stuck in my head for years....

May 12, 2009 at 8:06 AM  

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