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Quaker Oats featured their "puffed wheat" gun, mounted on a truck bed near the family telephone booth. The human cannonball must be eating lunch somewhere, before the next show starts.

 

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Send in the clowns.

 

 

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I believe this ride was part of Funland. In a rush to get the shot, I caused some camera motion.

 

Following are maps of three entertainment venues I didn't photograph.

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True. The kids were being recruited after the latest firing went astray. The guy in the background is trying to see where Bang Gunley landed. I believe it was in the Pool of Industry, though some insist he was skewered on the Coca Cola carillon.

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Thanks, Randy

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By the way, I just noticed something in the pic that Ralph captioned Send in the Clowns.

The Human Canonball is standing right behind the kids in her white jumpsuit, smiling for a photo op.

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Yes, thanks for the great pictures, Randy. I hadn't noticed the lady cannonball in the photo until you called it to my attention.

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Interesting photos but with all that there was to see and do at the Fair, it's difficult to understand why anyone would have spent time in that amusement area.  It looks dull even by 1965 standards and it is so much less than the entertainment areas at other world expositions and especially the 1939 zone on the same site.  

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