ECONOMIC PROGRESS

Thirty aluminum pylons, rising 40 feet into the air, draw the visitorís attention to the Pavilion of Economic Progress. When the visitor approaches the pavilion, he is intrigued by a huge 160-ft.-round rotating fiber glass storywall. Colored graphics about the companies responsible for the pavilion form a multi-image fresco, completely intelligible only when seen from the inside. Audiences of 150 people hear about the contribution to Canadian life of the pavilionís participants from life-size animated puppets. The rotating wall then becomes an illustrated back-drop for the story of competitive enterprise.

Several different companies combined to build and operate this pavilion, which moved audiences into the exhibit area through the use of a large turntable. (CD #12 Set 29 #8-1)