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Although the penny arcade featured a lot of current games that cost a quarter or more, the big draw was the vintage games and moving picture machines. Mute-o-scopes had to be turned by hand while Cail-o-scopes changed the pictures automatically. They really did only cost a penny to watch!
Some movies that could be watched included "Yes, We Have No Bananas", "Tough Competition", "Texas Rangers", "Run Out of Town", "Raid on a Watermelon Patch", "Oh Teacher", "Brigette on a Bike", "Captain Kidd's Treasure" and "Expecting".
There was also a fortune telling machine and also (for awhile) the only penny presses in the Magic Kingdom. The Penny Arcade was also home to the temperamental PianOrchestra. The paintings that hung in the arcade were originally created for the Hall of Presidents.
The Penny Arcade closed March 19, 1995 to become part of Main Street Athletic Company. The PianOrchestra and some of the moving picture machines were later moved to the train station. A few sports-themed game machines are in the Main Street Athletic Company and in Casey's Corner.
Above are examples of pennies actually made at the Penny Arcade.
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