1989 Promo Video

Friday, May 29, 2020 8:02 PM
kylepark's avatar

Interesting promo video from 1989:

Friday, May 29, 2020 11:04 PM
Jeff's avatar

That music is terrible. It looks like video toaster stuff from a year or two later, which it might be. It sure is neat to see Avalanche Run without the building though. You can see how slow it is.

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Friday, May 29, 2020 11:46 PM

“Rock n Roller Coast” has been around since ‘89? Seems impossible.

Saturday, May 30, 2020 5:21 AM
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Ha ha ha yeah the music is pretty bad.

Saturday, May 30, 2020 9:01 AM

Hey now, somewhere out there. Is a person who that was the biggest accomplishment of their professional music career. They wrote it and managed to sell it to a company who used it in a commercial.

Just because you don't like the a certain band or song, doesn't make it bad.

But in this case, yeah it's pretty horrible.

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Saturday, May 30, 2020 9:55 AM
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That music sounds like video game music from the time. It would work in a video game like Sonic The Hedgehog for example, but it doesn't fit well in a Cedar Point video.

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Saturday, May 30, 2020 1:09 PM
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Though to its credit, it encapsulated the magnificent cheesefest that was the late 80s perfectly. It's like a video someone today would make as a faux retro piece, only it's 100% authentic.

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Saturday, May 30, 2020 1:19 PM
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Red Garter Rob said:

Just because you don't like the a certain band or song, doesn't make it bad.

Yes it does and I am willing to die on this hill. :)

Monday, June 1, 2020 7:50 AM
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Red Garter Rob said:

Just because you don't like the a certain band or song, doesn't make it bad.

I admit, my eight-year old self would’ve thought the music is awesome. I also jinxed myself and had this tune stuck in my head over the weekend while out doing yard work. 😆

Monday, June 1, 2020 9:57 AM
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I also love how they just put the Magnum XL-200 logo (with no other details at all) at the very end of the video. "Oh by the way.... we're putting this thing in. Whatever it is."

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Sunday, June 14, 2020 7:07 PM
kylepark's avatar

Here's an Arrow promo video from 1989, featuring Gemini and Magnum:

Sunday, February 21, 2021 1:02 PM
kylepark's avatar

I recently came across this 1989 home movie footage. While there's a lot of moving around, the video does capture the cool details from that period of time!

Last edited by kylepark, Sunday, February 21, 2021 1:03 PM
Sunday, February 21, 2021 8:43 PM

Definitely cool seeing the Frontiertown Carousel again on this video along w/ the Oceana and Jungle Larry stuff. Haven't seen that stuff in ages.


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