Winter Wonderland

The New York World’s Fair opened in April, 1939. The event, located in Flushing, New York, offered a wide variety of attractions for visitors. Below is a brief clip of the Ice Skating exhibit.

A number of these skater later worked for Sonja Henie in her ice show at Rockefeller Center, and appear in the pages of “River of January: Figure Eight.”

 

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Nearly all of these girls moved over to Center Theater in Midtown, premiering “It Happens On Ice,” in October, 1941.

For more of the story read River of January: Figure Eight, and book one of the series, River of January.

 

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