Amusement parks in the twentieth century has been a favorite place for a nice family vacation. However, as time goes on, in place of these parks came in other bright, technologically advanced, with new idols for children. “The old guard” was simply not able to compete with them. Many buildings were closed and demolished to make way for shopping centers, while others were abandoned because of debts. However, those that were left, that recall the days when there was fun for adults and children. Ruined and abandoned parks are filled with special energy, they could be a great place for filming some Thriller. Walking on those mysterious places, I want to look into every corner, sit on each attraction, because here was once full whole life.
Amusement Park Six Flags, New Orleans, USA
The Six Flags located in New Orleans, was deserted in 2005 due to the infamous hurricane Katrina almost completely destroyed this city. Since then, little has changed and the Park is still closed, despite attempts by its owners to bring their creation to life.
Amusement Park, Pripyat, Ukraine
Ferris wheel in Pripyat now can be called the hallmark of the city. The amusement Park was due to open on 1 may 1986, five days after the accident, but it was not to happen.
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At the fair D23 Expo, which is held every six months, the official fan club of the Walt Disney Company . President Bob iger announced some fantastic news: the company plans to expand its amusement parks in Orlando. Florida and Anaheim. Under the galactic landscape from “Star wars” in each case is allotted to us 14 acres of land, or about 56 656 sq. m.
Quite unexpected this message is not called, as in October 2012, the Disney Studio bought for $ 4.05 billion Lucasfilm, the film company that produced films. It was the third major acquisition of entertainment and information company. Previously under its control was transferred animation Studio Pixar and publisher of Marvel comics. “Of course, we’re pleased to make a new series of “Star wars”…. We want to revive the fascinating stories and images not only on screen but in the real world,” explained iger. This idea is planned to be implemented through thematic landscapes. According to Iger, the new constructions in the parks “Disneyland” will represent a new planet in this Universe of “Star wars.” “It will be a distant port, one of the last bastions of a Wild Space,” he said. Accordingly there should be a shops and restaurants serving local entrepreneurs. So visitors can rasschityvaya meeting with all the weird aliens. The event was attended by the Director of paintings by Jeffrey Jacob Abrams and actors Oscar Isaac and Harrison Ford, who perform their roles in the seventh part of “Star wars” called “the force awakens”.
The communication on the establishment of parks new themed worlds, apparently, is part of the marketing strategy. Screening of the seventh film is set to begin in theaters in mid-December.
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Neat lake, a beautiful green meadow on the Bank, pleasant Avenue perennial trees — seemingly an ideal platform for amusement parks. Not in the case of lake Shawnee, Park on the shore of which is considered to be cursed.
The Indians and the family clay
A mystical history in the United States are directly connected with the Indians. The culture of the native American population is still unknown, and the confrontation with them the first settlers into North America left in the history with more questions than answers. One such case occurred on the shore of lake Shawnee in West Virginia. Now there is an abandoned amusement Park which the locals call cursed.
It all began in 1775 when a large family of immigrants clay came to Mercer County to work the land and hunt in the local woods, but easy to live on the lake Shawnee family was only 8 years old. In unremarkable day in August 1783 Mitchell clay, along with three sons went hunting, and the farm was left to his wife and other children. The remaining sons of the city a fence, daughters, washing clothes, and Mrs. clay was playing in the house with the younger generation.
The Indians, who watched over the family for a few days, picked up the point and attacked the brothers,mausica with the fence. Bartley was killed immediately, and the punishment of Ezekile arrived, the eldest daughter Tabitha. The Indians killed the girl, scalped Bartley and ran away, taking with him Sakila. Continue reading