Posts Tagged ‘1939 World’s Fair’

All’s Fair at the World’s Fair

August 24, 2019

“All’s Fair at the Fair,” a Fleischer Studios theatrical cartoon released in 1938, the year before the real World’s Fair at Flushing Meadows in Queens, New York. Directed by Dave Fleisher, with principal animation by Myron Waldman and Graham Place and music by Edward Heyman and Sammy Timberg. Voice actors: Jack Mercer and Margie Hines.

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GM Futurama, 1939 World’s Fair: ‘To New Horizons’

August 6, 2016

The General Motors Futurama exhibit shows the wonders-to-be of 1960 to Depression-era audiences at the 1939-1940 World’s Fair, held at NYC’s Flushing Meadows. The future sure ain’t what it used to be.

More:

“I have seen the future:” Norman Bel Geddes and the General Motors Futurama,” Lindsay Turley,  MCNY Collections Blog

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