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Remembering Pleasure Island…50 years later

June 26, 2009

I think the whale still remains!

I think the whale still remains!

From boston.com:
Pleasure Island briefly turned Wakefield into a turnstile for celebrities. Fess Parker (TV’s Davy Crockett), Ricky Nelson, and the Three Stooges lent star power to opening day. After the Show Bowl, an outdoor amphitheater, was added the next season, successive summers found Troy Donahue, Fred Gwynne, Duke Ellington and his orchestra, Ella Fitzgerald, Dinah Washington, Dave Brubeck, and Gene Krupa entertaining on stage.
 
 
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