Xavier Cugat was taking tickets at the Ferris wheel

But Muybridge’s neighbors in the White City were not only the dancing girls of the "Streets of Cairo," but an exhibit of $1,000,000 in gold coins, a model of the Eiffel Tower, and the Temple of Luxor. For all its technological miracles, the Columbian Exposition foresaw the Vegas Strip as much as anything else.
Chicago: Home of the World’s First Movie Theater – The 312 – July 2011 – Chicago.