Jobyna Ralston watches the Fall Frolic - “The Freshman” (1925)
Coney Island at night in Harold Lloyd’s Speedy (1928)
A pair of fires in 1944 damaged Luna Park, destroying much of it. It was not rebuilt and did not open for the 1945 season. After a legal battle and a third fire in 1946, the land was used for other purposes. This film contains a lot of wonderful footage of the famous amusement park in the 1920s, with it’s rides and other attractions, which was located on Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York City from 1903 - 1944.
Mildred Davis and Harold Lloyd smooch in the finale of “Safety Last” (1923)
Mildred Davis had a terrible fear of heights, and was very afraid to do the scene, so Harold sweetened the deal by giving her a beautiful diamond brooch as an incentive. There were also two men holding her ankles, out of camera range, to make her feel more secure.