REMEMBERING PLAYLAND AT THE BEACH.

DVD_RememberingPlayland[DVD: November Fire Recordings – 2010 – 58 mins +extras]. Revisit San Francisco’s 10-acre seaside amusement park. See Laffing Sal, the Fun House, Carousel, Big Dipper, Diving Bell, Dark Mystery, Limbo, Fun-tier Town, and much more. Extras include: [1]= The Funhouse Song (2:04) -A clip from Bob Lesoine’s cabaret show, “The Year They Tore Down Playland” circa 1979. [2]= The Man Behind the Giant Camera (3:15) -David Warren explains the operation of the “Camera Obscura” at San Francisco’s Ocean Beach. [3]= Playland in Miniature (4:21) -Charlie Moran discusses his model of Playland at the Beach. ANDY SHINE SAYS: Most enjoyable, but I longed for more stills and film. ANDY SHINE’S RATING: Good / Recommended.