This archive film presentation gives
fairground enthusiasts and fans alike the opportunity to look back
at fairground life between the years 1915 and 1970.
Fairground rides and attractions shown include steam driven rides
such as the Gondola, Whale Switchback, and Harry Lee’s famous Steam
Yachts. The Moonrocket, Chairoplanes, Cakewalk, Chaser, Ferris
Wheels, Skid, juvenile rides and freak shows are also featured with
many more too numerous to mention here. Fairground build-up is shown
in 1935 and the late 40s, along with some stunning colour film of VE
The material was shot in several towns and cities by local film
makers and this video presentation shows the material much as it was
shot - silent and with no attempt to re-edit it or modernise it by
adding music, narration or sound effects. However, titles have been
added to help explain and date the items where possible. A
Lincolnshire Film Archive Presentation.