November 2007
Park World;Nov2007, p48
The article traces the history of looping coasters. Rockaway Playland promoted the Atom Smasher as "The Cinerama Coaster," following the showing of "This Is Cinerama," the first wide-screen motion picture. The popularity of rollercoasters started in 1972 with the appearance of the Racer at Kings Island near Cincinnati, Ohio.


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