BLACKPOOL PLEASURE BEACH: A HUNDRED YEARS OF FUN.

BPBHundredYearsOfFun[Book: Peter Bennett – 1996 – 21x30cm – 58 Pages – Many colour photos]. Celebrating 100 years of Blackpool Pleasure Beach (England). Chapter Points: Blackpool in the 1890s; The Sand Hills of South Shore; The Lad from London with “American Hustle;” The Growth of a New Partnership; The American Invasion; Bean, the “Napoleon of the Dunes;” The Flowering of the Pleasure Beach; Bean’s Finest Hours; The Younger Generation Takes Control; The Fading of the American Dream; Leonard Thompson’s Vision is Realised; The Pleasure Beach Achieves International Renown; The Second World War and its Aftermath; The Renewal of the Pleasure Beach; Leonard Thompson’s Legacy; WGT and the New World of Entertainment; The Future. ANDY SHINE’S RATING: Good / Recommended.