Coney Island Volume 1 (1917-1936)
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A summer evening at the world's greatest amusement park. The glow of a million coloured lights, the sounds of excitement, music and laughter, and the smells of midway food delights ones senses.

This DVD/video includes a number of short films made about Coney Island between 1917 and 1936. The full list of contents:

CONEY ISLAND (1917)
The classic comedy with Buster Keaton and Fatty Arbuckle. Original music score by Jon Mirsalis.

CANNED THRILLS (1927)
Early documentary about Coney Island. Grantland Rice presents a novel presentation on the thrills of Coney Island.

MEET ME DOWN AT CONEY ISLAND (1930)
Early sound film from Fox Movietone. A documentary presenting the excitement of Coney Island.


A DAY'S OUTING (1930)

With Lew White at the organ, this film is a sing-a-long, once very popular in the cinemas, about going where else but Coney Island.

SHORTY AT CONEY ISLAND (1936)
A Paramount Variety film. Chimp and his young master have a swinging time at Coney Island's Luna Park.

Rides featured in this DVD/video include the Cyclone roller coaster, the Steeplechase and Shoot-the-Chutes

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