FROM LAMP TO LASER.

FromLampToLaser[Book: Terry Regan & Andrew Hazlehurst – 2004 – 22x28cm – 134 Pages – Many B&W photos]. Journey through Blackpool’s (England) history and discover how electrical power influenced the resort’s development. It is a nostalgic look at the illuminated displays and tableaux that have turned a simple light show into a national institution. Chapter Points: Introduction; Fresh Air and Fun; The True Beginning; Piers, Deals, and Big Wheels, Long Live the King!; Prelude to War; The Roaring ’20s; Clouds on the Horizon; The Lights Go Out over Europe; Back at Last, This Time for Good; Blackpool Transformed; Meanwhile back at the Depot; Decorated Tramcars; One Vision; The Stars Came Out; Dates of the Illuminations and the Switch-On Personalities. ANDY SHINE’S RATING: Good.