THE HISTORY OF THE BELLE VUE ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS 1.

DVD_BelleVue1[DVD: Roy Nicol Productions – 2001 – 109 mins]. (1 of 3) The Belle Vue Zoo Gardens (Manchester, England). Features: Introduction; 1932 film – The Railway Queen, The Bobs (coaster), motor boats, Caterpillar, Aeroplane Swing, Scenic Railway, children’s rides, Tumble Bug, and more. Belle Vue Stadium (parades). Kings Hall (boxing). The Circus (human acts). 1946/7 film: “A Day at Belle Vue.” Big Bands. 1950 film (rides and zoo). Stock car racing. Belle Vue Bowl, Cumberland Suite, New Elizabethan Ballroom, Vox pops. Vance Tutton interview (World Roller Coaster Champion). Miniland. Belle Vue Aces (Speedway). Circus (Norman Barrett interview). Stadium closure. Closing sentiments. ANDY SHINE SAYS: This programme is far too long. ANDY SHINE’S RATING: Fair.