Saturday, April 10, 2010
Scholarly Saturdays: Encyclopaedia Britannica & Adventureland, Pt. 1
This is the last “Land” featured in the Encyclopaedia Britannica Series. Adventureland really had only one attraction in the first few years of the park, but somehow, the ol’ EB managed to wring out an entire filmstrip on it anyway. Still, this is one of my fave strips as the views of shops long gone are extremely rare.
Here Bobby & Susie can be seen entering the gates of Adventureland; note there is no Tiki Room or Dole Whip stand on the left—how horrific!
Susie is totally creeped out by the skulls:
As you can see here, Adventureland was more of an outdoor shopping mall:
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