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People & Events


Find out more about the people and events featured in the film.

People:
       •   Frederic Thompson and Elmer "Skip" Dundy
       •   Samuel Gumpertz
       •   John Y. McKane
       •   George Tilyou
       •   Dick Zigun


Events:
       •   Coney Island Gets Its Name
       •   Coney Island House Opens
       •   Steeplechase Park Opens
       •   Luna Park Opens
       •   The Riegelmann Boardwalk Is Built
       •   Luna Park Closes


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