HISTORISCH OVERZICHT KERMISATTRACTIES: DE EMOTIEBAAN.

KermisDeEmotiebaan[Book: Karel Loeff & Henni Van Oers – 2005 – 15x21cm – 50 Pages – Many B&W photos]. Exploring the history of the Ghost Train and the Haunted House. This popular attraction dates back to the late 19th Century, as the Prater in Vienna debuted ‘Grottenbaan.’ The haunted house appeared in Germany in 1931 and the Netherlands followed immediately. Selected Chapter Points: Introduction; The Grottenbaan; From Exhibitions to Park Attractions; Patents; Debut in the Netherlands; Uniqueness; Cast-Off or a New Life?; The Facade; The Spooks; Coming in 2005; Well-known Dutch Phantom Houses: Geisterburg, King Kong Horror Haus, Roll-on Ghoster, etc.; Bibliography. (Dutch script throughout). ANDY SHINE’S RATING: Good.