Publishers: Bigger & Better than Anyone

Along the banks of Tokyo's Tama River, battalions of leathery Japanese laborers are busy transforming a 1,000-acre site into the greatest fun-farm since Disneyland. When it is completed in 1964 at a cost of $20 million, it will feature two 18-hole golf courses, a chain of fish-stocked ponds, an artificial 50-ft. waterfall, a 725-ft. ski run sprinkled with synthetic "ever-snow," a marine theater for bubbly underwater revues, an open-air music bowl seating 5000, a 120-ft. parachute jump, even an orchard where customers will be able to pluck fresh fruit right off the...

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