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Outside Lands Podcast Episode 473: Playland Memories Part 2

Part 2 of Nicole & Arnold's conversation with people who visited Playland before it was town down in 1972.
by Nicole Meldahl - Sep 10, 2022

Outside Lands Podcast Episode 473: Playland Memories Part 2 Outside Lands Podcast Episode 473: Playland Memories Part 2

(above) Playland at the Beach, 1951

[Famous Playland on the Beach ... M-405] Not quite famous enough to get the title right, visible here are the Dodger bumper cars building, the Big Dipper, the Ridee-O and Tilt-A-Whirl in the foreground.


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