The 1939 New York World's Fair was one of the largest of all time. More than 25 million people came from around the world to gaze at the myriad number of attractions. The theme of the 1939 fair was "the world of tomorrow." This great collection of clips is dedicated to documenting the historic world's fair and giving you a glimpse of what people thought the future would be like more than 60 years ago! Now for the first time ever we have assembled the best film clips from this amazing moment in history! The first disc shows outdoor stage shows, dancing girls, a strongman, overweight dancers, flappers and keystone cops, jugglers, balancing acts, topless women posing as magazine covers and much more!The second disc shows sideshow barkers, Salvador Dali's "Dream of Venus" walk-through funhouse, amusement rides and penguins.
In our fourth volume of great videos documenting world fairs we take you to the 1939 New York World's Fair- one of the largest world's fairs of all time- and the 1964/1965 New York World's Fair- the second World's Fair to be held at flushing Meadows Park. The first disc is a compilation of the "World of Tomorrow", from 1939 including the City of Light, Garden, Parade, Florida Building, Japanese Building and Lightning Fountains. This disc is a fascinating look at how the people of yesterday viewed their future. The second disc shows preparation, planning and construction for the 1965 World's Fair, under the imperious direction of the legendary Robert Moses. You then get a stunning tour of the fair and its star attractions.
A documentary about traveling fairs in Spain.