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Sunday, May 24, 2009

Video Rewind - 1988: Japanese Cigarette Spot Shot At Thunderbolt

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.

Here's a Japanese TV commercial for Silkroad cigarettes shot in 1988 at the former Thunderbolt roller coaster.

日本たばこ SILKROAD 新発売 1988

♪"When I fall in love" by Bobbe Norris.ロケ地:Coney Island "THUNDERBOLT".「手を止めて吸う」

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posted by Omar Robau @ 5/24/2009 06:34:00 PM 


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