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Hanna-Barbera fliers from 1972

by Adam Finley, posted Feb 2nd 2006 3:25PM

Since I loves me some old timey cartoons I thought these old opening day fliers for Kings Island in Cincinnati were pretty awesome. Yeah, they're just pamphlets, but they feature the Hanna-Barbera characters who apparently roamed the park when they weren't on television. The fliers are from 1972. Nowadays it's the characters of Nickelodeon who represent the park. I suppose that works, too.I don't tend to keep close tabs on amusement parks, but until now I was unaware that Hanna-Barbera was ever associated with a theme park. I guess one can learn new things everyday, sometimes decades after the fact.

[via Cartoon Brew]

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Ken Meyer

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February 28 2006 at 3:28 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
richard lawrence

Hanna Barbera characters were featured at Marineland of the Pacific, the LA theme park that was built by 20th Century Fox on the Palos Verdes Peninsula in the mid 1950s (the park was also known as Hanna-Barbera's Marineland). I recall the association with HB coming in the 1970s. But I have seen evidence that it may have existed as early as the late 1960s.

February 05 2006 at 11:59 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

Hanna Barbera used to have all thier characters at Kings Dominion in Virginia. it was awesome, I don't know if they still do that tho.

February 02 2006 at 5:30 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

Thanks for the plug. Today I'm running a vintage MAP of the Happy Land of Hanna-Barbera at BOOKSTEVE'S LIBRARY.

February 02 2006 at 2:42 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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