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New MGA footage youtube find

Postby Demonlover13 » Mon Dec 07, 2009 5:25 pm

Check it out
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PUgQepOs6OU

This footage includes Sky Whirl, MGA marching band, Turn of The Century, Orleans Orbit and the dolphin show. Enjoy
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Re: New MGA footage youtube find

Postby dwolo » Mon Dec 07, 2009 10:53 pm

Hey that's a great find! Thanks for sharing! :D
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Re: New MGA footage youtube find

Postby brdwyguy » Wed Dec 09, 2009 12:11 pm

Hmmm just wanted to say - this is a great video
however, it must have been taken over several years
the "Tidal Wave" wasnt added till the 2nd or 3rd year.

so the films must be a compelation of the 1st 2 or 3 years the park opened
still a great film

thanks
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Re: New MGA footage youtube find

Postby RandyV » Thu Dec 24, 2009 4:57 pm

Another great find. I was thinking the same thing regarding the Tidal Wave -- that's didn't come in until '77 or '78 -- some of the footage shows it and some doesn't. Definitely shot over a couple of year. Still very neat to see the park back when it was new.

Different looking crowds back then too.
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Re: New MGA footage youtube find

Postby kevin_h » Wed Jan 06, 2010 10:09 pm

boy , no kidding, great footage. nice to see the park looking so good back then. I have of those animal press kit photos of the park from way back then at http://www.greatamericapics.com
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Re: New MGA footage youtube find

Postby djames42 » Fri Feb 12, 2010 1:22 pm

nice to see the park looking so good back then.

That's exactly what I was thinking as well. Shame there's virtually no footage from Yankee Harbour or County Fair, but it's still awesome to take a trip back in time.

I kept wondering if I might see a shot of myself as a seven-year old boy... 8)
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