AMUSEMENT PARK COMEDIES FROM THE 1920s.

DVD_AmusementParkComedies1920s[DVD: Encore Home Video – 1923~ – 55 mins]. [1] “Beauty and the Bump” (1927): a young couple on a Circle Swing are harassed by a bully. To make matters worse, the young man has to visit a fortune teller to have the bumps on his head read. [2] “Tire Trouble” (1923): was produced by Hal Roach and 75% of the original release is lost. Fortunately the remainder is packed with amusement park and roller coaster footage. [3] “The Sheik of Hollywood” (1923): concerns the owner of a shooting gallery. The major action takes place on “The Race Thru The Clouds” coaster. [4] “Boys Will Be Joys” (1925): was produced by Hal Roach and features “Our Gang” building an amusement park complete with Ferris Wheel, Merry-Go-Round, Shoot The Chutes, etc. ANDY SHINE SAYS: Silent appeal! ANDY SHINE’S RATING: Fair.