Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Coney Island

January 11, 2010 by  
Filed under Everything Else, Video

(Coney Island in the 1940’s)

I couldn’t find any footage from the Ric Burns documentary on Coney Island(1991). So instead I decided to put up a few related clips I found on YouTube.

But if you have a chance, check out that film. I absolutely loved it. Al Lewis, Grandpa from The Munster’s, makes an appearance. It’s worth it just for the avant-garde audio. Right now you can buy a copy on Amazon.com for about $10 +S/H.

These are two of my previous posts about Ric Burns’ masterpiece, New York: A Documentary Film:

New York: A Documentary Film

The Sidewalks of New York

 

(“Fatty” in Coney Island – 1917)

The above is a clip from a comedy starring Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle and Buster Keaton. It has some great footage of Luna Park.

(Luna Park)

Here are some of the posts I’ve put up about Coney Island.

Sixth Episode – May 2009 (Coney Magic)

Coney Island Magic!

Coney Island Fun!

Ghost Breath of Coney Island

These are some Coney Island pictures I took:

Coney Island Photos

Coney Island Polar Bears – 1-1-09

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