ONE LAST RIDE: CRYSTAL BEACH AMUSEMENT PARK.

DVD_CrystalBeachParkOneLastRide[DVD: Last Ride Productions – 2000 – 54 mins]. (1 of 2). Documenting a family visit in August 1989, this film captures the thrill and excitement of Crystal Beach Amusement Park (Ontario, Canada) just days before it closed forever. Features: Magic Palace; Laff in the Dark & Laffing Sal; Giant Coaster (+on-ride); Pirate Ship (+on-ride); Kiddieland Rides; Miniature Train; Carousel; Little Dipper; Sky Ride (+on-ride); Comet; Tip Top; Muzik Express; [live music]; Tilt-A-Whirl; Sawmill River; Arcade; Ferris Wheel (+on-ride). Closes with various TV news reports detailing the park’s imminent closure, including the subsequent auctioning of the rides. ANDY SHINE SAYS: I viewed this with ever-growing fondness. ANDY SHINE’S RATING: Good.