World's Fair Information Manual


FOUNTAIN
Fountain of the Planets
POOL
Pool of Industry
 
CONSULTANTS
Hamel and Langer
652 First Avenue
New York, New York 10016
OR 9-9140
CONTRACTORS
Lummus Corp. - general
Waverly Builders - civil
Mulligan & Sons - mechanical
Eastern States - electrical
Johnson Service - pneumatic
Commercial Radio and Sound Corp.- __electronics
LOCATION
Center of Industrial Area
AREA
6-1/2 acres
DESIGNERS
J.S. Hamel
Gilmore D. Clarke
Donald Oenslager

SOURCE: 1965 World's Fair Information Manual

FEATURES
The Fountain of Planets, impressive in size and design, uses more than 400-tons of water ejected through 2,000 nozzles. This is the scene of the popular fountain and fireworks show held nightly during the Fair season and free to Fair visitors. About 10,000 tons of water are recirculated during the show and approximately 150,000,000 candle power illuminates the waters with brilliant and changing color-lighting. Fireworks in the display are fired from 464 mortars. Over 1,000 different patterns of water and light effects are produced.


FOUNTAIN
Fountain of Planets
POOL
Pool of Industry
 
CONSULTANTS
Hamel & Langer
652 First Avenue
New York, New York 10016
__and
Clarke & Rapuano, Inc.
830 Third Avenue
New York, New York 10022
PL 4-1030
LOCATION
Center of Industrial Area
AREA
6-1/2 acres
DESIGNERS
__Fountain Spectacular
Leon Leonidoff - Producer
Jacques Belasco - Music director & __composer
Hamel & Langer - Technical director, __lighting, water and sound
__Fountain Construction
Lummus Corp. - general
Waverly Builders - civil
Mulligan & Sons - mechanical
Eastern States - electrical
Johnson Service - pneumatic
Commercail Radio & Sound Corp. -__electronics

SOURCE: 1965 World's Fair Information Manual

FEATURES
The Fountain Show is a combination of artistry and science in a fountain design of limitless possibilities. The players are electronics, sound, water, lights, colors and fireworks, in a harmonious array of delightful effects. The theme of the show, changed daily may be classical, popular, patriotic, spiritual or any other pre-planned motif. Punched cue cards which set the show in motion, control thousands of regulating relays, valves, switches and other devices involved in the presentation.

Fountain of Planets in the Pool of Industry

Source: NY World's Fair Publication For Those Who Built the Fair

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