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For Us Kids - A Peony Park Memoir

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The film, “For Us Kids: A Peony Park Memoir,” is a 25-minute documentary about one of the Midwest’s most-attended amusement parks during its existence from 1919 until its closing in 1994. The feature includes a number of interviews from those who worked, lived and played at the park, including former Omaha mayor Mike Boyle and Nebraska Congressman Lee Terry. As a class project for School of Communication professor Chris Allen, UNO students Brittany Crider, Christine Dunn, Amanda Push, Jamieson Ranallo, Tara Spencer and Stephen Tatum spent 2013 researching, filming and editing the film. The film was selected for the 2014 Film Streams Local Filmmaker’s Showcase.