PALISADES AMUSEMENT PARK: A CENTURY OF FOND MEMORIES.

VHS_PalisadesPark[VHS: Davids Productions – 1998 – 90 mins]. A thrilling ride into the heart of a classic American amusement park. Chronicling the people and events that made this New Jersey park one of the country’s most popular amusement resorts. Palisades captures the passion of the people who visited its midways and evokes the time and spirit that were the hallmarks of a carefree innocence. Features interviews with park personnel, historians and celebrities, including: Freddy Cannon, Soupy Sales, Sonny Fox, Buddy Hackett, John Sebastian, Bruce Morrow, and Walter Cronkite. After the final credits have rolled, we get to see several vintage newsreels of the park and its attractions. (Also available on DVD with many exciting extras!). ANDY SHINE SAYS: Fresh, educational and entertaining. There’s plenty of nostalgic film footage, including first-hand reports from people who worked at, and visited the park. ANDY SHINE’S RATING: Excellent.