Kathy Shipley McClellan
Arial shot of the Frankenstein Village, Universal Studios backlot, circa early 1930s |
When viewed from above and behind, the Frankenstein Village on the Universal Studios backlot doesn’t seem so scary. Then again, I don’t have a grunting flat-topped, seven-foot Boris Karloff chasing me down or throwing me into the village lake, do I? (circa early 1930s)
Looking Back: Marineland - California's First Major Theme Park | PDF | Sea World | Marine Mammals
Marineland - California’s first Major Theme Park ask anyone who was around the South Bay from the 1950s through the 1980s about marineland, and you’ll likely get a wistful, far-off look in return. for many Southern californians, marineland evokes strong childhood memories — maybe the first time they saw a whale jump out of the water, experienced sea life and learned about our nearby ocean, or observed dolphins up close.