Amusement Piers in the Santa Monica Bay

Most of these are about Pacific Ocean Park.

Movie: Night Tide at NWR (Santa Monica Pier)

Photos: Remembering Pacific Ocean Park

Movie segement: Pacific Ocean Park scene from Herman’s Hermits 1966 comedy movie “Hold On!”

TV segment: Lost Los Angeles “The Invaders” Pacific Ocean Park 1968 Classic Television

10 photos from L.A.’s long-gone Pacific Ocean Park, a day out by the sea you’ll never enjoy

Presentation: Throwback Thursdays – Pacific Ocean Park Pier / Presented by Christopher Merritt & Domenic Priore

Music video: Nancy Sinatra Who Will Buy

Vintage documentary: Part 1 – Santa Monica and Pacific Ocean Park (1959)

Home movies: Baby Boomers Tribute “Let Me Live Again” Pacific Ocean Park 1958-1967 So Cal Santa Monica

Ronnie Jay and Friends – P.O.P. Pier mid 1970s

 

related:

Four Abandoned SoCal Amusement Parks With Creepy Pasts

Enchanted Village

Links for 7/14/20

P.F. Sloan: Let’s Live for Today


 

Seafood fraud: why your Mediterranean swordfish might actually be shark


 

Keystone XL Pipeline Stays Blocked in U.S. Supreme Court Order


 

The Celestial Sounds of The Space Agency


 

David Stone Martin & Mary Lou Williams


 

Our World: Summer 1963 (1987)


 

The Tongan Castaways of Ata Island | Surviving with one of the six boys


 

Canada: DNA discovery lends weight to First Nations ancestral story


 

must we burn the single blade


 

California’s Indigenous History Is a Story of Genocide and Resistance


 

The Fender Jazzmaster


 

“Spooky Boy” – Mathieu Maréchal with Dusty Springfield. Vid by Thomas Lodin

Links for 5/9/20

The First Wave in Bali: An Unexpected Tale of Infidelity, Adventure, and Entrepreneurism


 

Tales of love and loss: people from Oceania share their ‘extinction stories’


 

Carbon Pricing


 

Fluctus Splitters Trailer #1


 

The greatest electronic albums of the 1950s and 1960s


 

The Spillway, Victoria, Australia. The Ultimate Flex Machine (dir. Jason Cameron, 1975).


 

9’9 Chop OP at Lafitenia with Myles Doughman


 

Fifties Fun


 

www.brightonbeachsurfshop.com


 

“A Dance With Plants” – balmy Costa Rica


 

How The Surfaris Wrote Wipe Out


 

Time to ditch the harmful myth of the ‘noble’ hunter-gatherer


 

Kindheit auf St. Pauli Sechziger

Links 9/12/19

Plan to Release Radioactive Fukushima Wastewater Into Pacific Ocean Panned by Critics


 

Salvemos Punta Conejo


 

U.S. Nuclear Power Plants Weren’t Built for Climate Change


 

Happy Birthday, Los Angeles! But is the Story of the City’s Founding a Myth?


 

Apologies for bringing scary news, but here’s the latest on Greenland’s melting ice


 

San Onofre and Malibu in 1950 surfing time


 

Rebellion and rock ‘n’ roll: The Sunset Strip in the ’60s


 

The Amazon Cannot Be Recovered Once It’s Gone


 

The Archivist: You Crazy Diamonds


 

Ocean Initiatives, a Success in Spite of Us