ATLANTIC CITY: 125 YEARS OF OCEAN MADNESS.

AtlanticCity125YearsOfOceanMadness[Book: Vicki Gold Levi & Lee Eisenberg – 1994 – 22x28cm – 224 Pages – Many B&W photos]. Starring Miss America, Mr. Peanut, Lucy the Elephant, the High-Diving Horse, and four generations of Americans cutting loose over and below the Boardwalk. Chapter Points: Acknowledgements; By The Desolate Sea; Sand Castles (includes the attractions at Million Dollar Pier, Steel Pier and George C. Tilyou’s Steeplechase Pier); Ballyhoo (includes Reverend Ezra B. Lake’s 1890 “Ocean Tricyclemore Sea-Wagon / Sea Spider”, Isaac Newton Forrester’s 1872 “Epicycloidal Diversion”, 1894’s “Haunted Swing,” The Flying Zachinis human cannonball stunt, and motorcycle stunts); Intermission – Greetings From Atlantic City; Starshine (includes showbusiness and famous names); Mermaids Ascendant; Funny Money (includes casinos and big business); Picture Credits; Index. ANDY SHINE’S RATING: Good.