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Coney Island: The World’s Greatest Fun Frolic!
With Its Beach Miles Long All Peppered with People.
The Place Where Merriment is King.
Let’s Mingle with 1 Million Folks–Folks Who Are Just Like All of Us!
10 Hundred Thousand Youngsters and Oldsters
All Swimming and Playing…All Getting Their Share of the Fun in the Sun!
All Refugees from the City Heat
Here in This Whirlpool of Joy….
Coney Island, World’s Biggest Barrel of Fun!
Some Take It Easy on the 4 Million Dollar Boardwalk
That They Really Were Part of This Fun-Seeking Throng!
Straight This Way From the 4 Corners of the World
1 Dime–1/10th of a Dollar–We’ve Got the Show, If You’ve Got the Dime!
It’s Just Starting. So Hurry Hurry. See the Girls…
There Are Thin Ones. There Are Fat Ones.
They’re All Inside!
Step Right This Way, Friends.
You Can’t Go Home Without A Permanent Souvenir.
Take Your Places. Now Very Still.
We Have Down on the Farm at Coney Island
From One Attraction to Another, the Eager Million Moves On!
But Coney Island’s Greatest Eating Invention is the Frankfurter
It Was Here When the Place Was Known As Coney Cooks
The Hotdog Was Born
Zowie! It’s Coney Island Caviar!
Coney’s Most Famed Free Attraction is the Big Bathing Girl
Blondes, Brunettes, and Redheads
All So Shapely and Lovely That the Judge’s Job is Exacting
|Description||Coney Island (ca. 1940s) The great amusement zone in its heyday. Shotlist Brooklyn, N.Y.|
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Nice montage of Coney Island boardwalk. Starts with image of soldier taking his friends’ photo. All around them are people, and behind them we see “Ocean Baths.” Cut to a close up of two young women and men (they look stylish) in a close circle talking_behind them we see “Hyman’s Bar & Grill.” Cut to an overview of a crowded section of the boardwalk. . 11:02:14:03- 11:02:59:08 Crowd of smiling people standing around and looking up. Cut to MCU LA carnival or sideshow barker speaking into microphone and pointing while holding tickets. TU to pointer at freak show sign “Smallest Grown Ups On Earth”. People buying freak show tickets. Cut to lurid circus freak show posters: “Madam Zenda: World’s Greatest Mind Reader”, “Prof. Frank Graf: Human Art” (tattooing; poster only), “Marian: Headless Girl From London” (extremely lurid and practically indescribable), “Winsome Winnie: Fat Pretty And Jolly” (the circus fat lady), many others including “Zip & Pip: 2 Georgia Peaches”. Cut to very rare footage of midget PINHEADS (Zip & Pip, apparently) on display in the freak show. Cut to people milling about on Coney Island street.Date1940sSourcePrelinger ArchivesAuthorprobably Castle FilmsPermission
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