Last Summer on your television! or computer! or whatever!
Sorry for the lack of updates but this film is like Coney Island itself, you don't hear much from it during the wintry months but that doesn't mean... Read more
You did it!
You contributed to the completion of an important film about the one and only Coney Island and because of your generosity, we are that much closer to completion. In fact,... Read more
LAST WEEK --
So, this is it! The final week of the final attempt on Kickstarter. And we're so close. I mean, we're half way there but we're close. If everyone who has... Read more
Preview/Benefit screening on 5/20/10!
Dear Wonderful Supporters,
Two weeks left on Kickstarter!
A wonderful organization in Williamsburg called UnionDocs will be hosting a benefit screening of Last Summer at Coney Island on Sunday, May... Read more
the Arcade Fire
Dear Supportive People-
Last night, the wonderful "Coney Island Arcade," located on the Bowery and West 12th St, across from the Sideshows by the Seashore building, burned. It seems that... Read more
Coney Island Ain't No Good Without Relish
Totally very excited about this song what my friend Alex DeMammos and I created this evening for the "Last Summer" soundtrack. (Bonus points go to anyone who can figure out... Read more
As a sign of great appreciation to all who have so far made their pledges, I am posting this outtake clip featuring Jimmy Prince and Charles Denson. It's... Read more
Coney Island in the News
"Last Summer at Coney Island" profiles the legendary amusement area on the cusp of transformation. The film shows how the "People's Playground" slid into neglect and decay, how things started... Read more
BONUS VIDEO: Gerry Menditto + The Cyclone
The Cyclone Rollercoaster was built in 1927 on the spot of the first roller coaster ever made. It's wooden frame, vintage age and steep drops make it one of the... Read more
BONUS VIDEO: Shorty and the Inspectors
This clip features "Shorty" Arsenault, long time manager of the Kiddie Park at Astroland, along with the park's insurance inspectors. The park is gone now but reasons for its existence... Read more