Kōrero: Arcade, computer and video games

Luna Park, Auckland, 1928

Coin-operated arcade games were among the attractions at Auckland's Luna Park, alongside the roller coaster, log flume and other thrilling rides. Just where the arcades were located is unclear. They may have been in the Oriental-style building which appears almost half-way through this rare silent film footage. Luna Park opened in December 1926, but it was not profitable and closed in February 1931. 

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Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision
Reference: F6101

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Arcade, computer and video games - Arcade games: 19th century to 1960s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/interactive/39307/luna-park-auckland-1928 (accessed 29 January 2022)

He kōrero nā Kerryn Pollock, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013