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All fairs the same to Jean Shepherd

FLEMINGTON - "There is really only one fair." Jean Shepherd said yesterday looking at the hubbub of "carnies" hawking games and rides, and it never changes. Only the names of the towns change." . . .

[ Courtesy: Steve Glazer - - ]

Shep was filming at the Flemington Fair in New Jersey on Wednesday, August 31, 1977.

Additional Comments:
Filming was used on the December 29, 1977 episode of Shepherd's Pie - "The Country Faire" He also used an earlier visit (1969) to write his Playboy short story - "County Fair"

Copyright: 1977 - The Couriers News

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September 01,1977
The Courier News

Courtesy: Steve Glazer