ROLLER COASTERS: THE SEARCH FOR THE ULTIMATE THRILL RIDE!

VHS_ModernMarvelsRollerCoasters[VHS: The History Channel – 1997 – 50 mins]. Part of the “Modern Marvels” series. Examining one of America’s favourite pastimes – riding roller coasters. Reaching its zenith in the 20th Century, the roller coaster is the thrill-seeking embodiment of the Industrial Revolution and technology. As roller coaster engineers and designers search for new heights twists and turns to build, American thrill-seekers eagerly wait on line to experience the fastest, scariest and most exciting coasters. (Also available on DVD). ANDY SHINE SAYS: The history of the roller coaster on one VHS. An interesting, factual programme. ANDY SHINE’S RATING: Good.