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Boro Hot Dog Scion Makes Machine Guns By JO RANSOM Forgetting for the moment the wholesale price of lobsters and Coney Island chicken (hot dogs), young Charles Felt man of the famous famous Feltman family of Coney Island Island has turned Inventor and Is exhibiting exhibiting his new pneumatic machine-gun machine-gun machine-gun at the 21st annual convention and trade show of the National Association Association of Amusement Parks, Pools and Beaches and American Recreational Recreational Equipment Association at the Hotel New Yorker this week. The convention Is bringing together together the major outdoor showmen of the entire country, as well as pioneers from Coney Island, a spot long regarded as the ace testing ground for new amusement devices. Along with the youngest member of the Feltman clan at the exhibit visitors visitors will find the venerable W. F. Mangels, Inventor of the. Whip and other internationally-known internationally-known internationally-known rides, exhibiting his latest attractions. Mangels is -reasurer -reasurer of the American American Recreational Equipment Association, Association, and' the guiding spirit behind behind the fascinating and worthwhile Charles Feltman Exhibits His Invention Of Pneumatic Arm at Amusement Show Museum of Public Recreation located located in Coney Island. STIDIED BY ARMY The Feltman pneumatic machine-gun, machine-gun, machine-gun, according to its inventor, has come to the attention of United States Army officials who are considering considering its possible use for recruits. The gun is known in the amusement trade as the "Mow 'Em Down" and says Feltman, "It is something entirely entirely unique in the way of amusement amusement park novelties." This is the first time, he adds, that a successful air machine-gun machine-gun machine-gun has been made available to concession operators. "My machine-gun machine-gun machine-gun is operated by compressed air, shooting standard .177 lead air rifle shot," says Feltman. Feltman. "Each shooter fires a string of 100 shots before his round is com pleted. The speed with which these shots are fired is variable and completely completely under the control of the shooter." Feltman Is confident that his gun will prove a success in the amusement amusement Industry. It has the appearance appearance of a real machine-gun machine-gun machine-gun and Is mounted on a chromium-plated chromium-plated chromium-plated tripod, tripod, the outer casing of the gun, which Is made of aluminum castings, painted appropriately, has what ap pears to be a belt of regulation Army issue cartridges going through it. At the rear are two handles between between which is the firing button or trigger. This Is Feltman's second Invention, Invention, his first being a frankfurter roll toaster In use at the Feltman establishment and elsewhere. The pneumatic machine-gun machine-gun machine-gun is being manufactured in Coney Island. Creators of the Parachute Jump, which proved a tremendous attraction attraction at the World's Fair, are also exhibiting at the show. They are attempting to interest outdoor show men in playing the Parachute Jump on a concession basis. According to J. H. Strong, president of International International Parachuting, Inc., the Parachute Parachute Jump grossed $225,000 in five months on the Fair grounds "eclipsing "eclipsing by far all other rides on the midway." POPULAR DISPLAYS The show also contains displays of such popular rides as the Strato-ship, Strato-ship, Strato-ship, Roto-Whip, Roto-Whip, Roto-Whip, Octopus, Rollo-plane, Rollo-plane, Rollo-plane, Tilt-A-Whirl, Tilt-A-Whirl, Tilt-A-Whirl, Tilt-A-Whirl, Tilt-A-Whirl, Rocket and a score of games of skill, penny arcade machines and portable photo units. A big laughter-getter laughter-getter laughter-getter is "Sambo," a game in which the patron throws a baseball and If he "hits Mammy on the nose, Sambo gets spanked, Sambo cries, " and "YouH (meaning the concessionaire) laugh in money." Sambo comes equipped with a log cabin background "at an amazingly low price for a high-class high-class high-class game."

Clipped from The Brooklyn Daily Eagle07 Dec 1939, ThuPage 7

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle (Brooklyn, New York)07 Dec 1939, ThuPage 7
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