Walentas sought out and obtained an original Gebrueder Bruder carousel organ.
Waves crashed against the $9 million, 26-foot-high acrylic pavilion that encases the 90-year-old carousel.
In the film, his pals fondly recall the critic bringing through a carousel of unattractive women.
"merry-go-round," 1670s, earlier "playful tournament of knights in chariots or on horseback" (1640s), from French carrousel "a tilting match," from Italian carusiello, possibly from carro "chariot," from Latin carrus (see car).
A new and rare invencon knowne by the name of the royalle carousell or tournament being framed and contrived with such engines as will not only afford great pleasure to us and our nobility in the sight thereof, but sufficient instruction to all such ingenious young gentlemen as desire to learne the art of perfect horsemanshipp. [letter of 1673]