TOWER ABOVE ALL.

TowerAboveAll1991[Book: Jimmy Campbell – 1991 – 14x22cm – 158 Pages – Few B&W photos]. “A delightful words and pictures cameo of Blackpool, Britain’s best-loved holiday resort. Through the austere days just after the Second World War to the modern hi-tech amusements and leisure facilities of today, James Campbell’s diary records his observations, thoughts and memoirs about this ‘traditionally British’ resort.” Chapter Points: Acknowledgements; Foreword (by Geoffrey Thompson, Managing Director of Blackpool Pleasure Beach); Introduction – Bygone Blackpool; The Bickerstaffes – A Century of Lifeboat Support; Background to Post War Period; [Chapters 1–16 =Jimmy Campbell’s diary of Blackpool visits and what he experienced there – shows, walks, interesting hotel and shopping experiences, Pleasure Beach visits, Pier visits, tram derailments, Tower Circus experiences, zoo visits, etc. – between October 1946 and December 1990]; Conclusion; Tourist Information Addresses. ANDY SHINE’S RATING: Good.