Riverview Amusement Park: Riding the Bobs
Friday - July 15, 1966
WOR Show Original Airing
First Line After Theme Ends
Got a letter here from a lady - She says, Dear Mr Shepherd. . .
A London surgeon recommends that car safety belts should be designed to work like brassieres for women drivers. Six Cambridge University competitors are on their way to the Soviet Union to try and teach the Russians to play tidally winks.
Driving along the West Side Highway he looks across the Hudson and sees the lace-like lights of Palisade Amusement Park. He describes the lights and movements of the park up on the cliffs.
Shep tells about going to Riverview Amusement Park in Chicago. He describes the old man and Uncle Carl riding the "Bobs" and going through the Fun House. At 15 he goes there with his girl Dorothy, his cousin Chuck and his girl. They come to the Bobs and he and Chuck take the plunge!
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