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