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A PHOTOGRAPHIC JOURNEY BACK TO MARINELAND OF THE PACIFIC By Jim Patryla
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This beautifully illustrated book chronicles the history of world famous Marineland of the Pacific and features over 200 rare color and black & white photographs. A number of these historic... More > Marineland images were selected from the author’s own personal archive of original photographs, including the only known full color photographs taken of the actual birth of the world's very first killer whale ever to be conceived and born in captivity. Marineland of the Pacific opened in 1954 and during its reign as one of the premier tourist attractions in Southern California it managed to educate and entertain millions. 33 years later Marineland’s controversial closing outraged a community and the world lost a truly remarkable institution. This one-of-a-kind collector's edition of facts and photographs will help to preserve Marineland’s legacy of compassion, education and discovery.< Less
DON ROBINSON- The story of a High Flier By David Fowler
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Don Robinson is an entrepreneur and philanthropist. He started by setting up trampolines on Scarborough’s beach. He 'launched' pirate radio ship 270. He brought Little Richard to Bridlington.... More > He organised the first Charter flights between the UK and Las Vegas. In his home town he was involved in Flamingoland, Zoo and Marineland, Waterscene, It’s a Knockout and Mr Marvel’s Theme Park. Don took up wrestling then became a wrestling promoter.He bought and successfully ran Scarborough’s Royal Opera House and became chairman of Scarborough Football Club and later, Hull City FC. He was President of Scarborough Cricket Club. Don was involved in the Live Aid Charity and, in London he owned Winston Churchill’s Britain at War exhibition, and the London Dungeon. When Bulgaria left the Eastern Bloc he was one of the first western businessmen to knock on the country's door and negotiate new business. Don Robinson, now 80, is indeed a High Flier!< Less