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1939 Harvest Moon Ball Amateur Dance Championships

Madison Square Gardens, New York - Wednesday, August 30th, 1939

   The Harvest Moon Ball was one of the biggest couple dance contests for amateur dancers ever held in the United States. The HMB was held in New York at Madison Square Gardens as well as other cites throughout the U.S from 1935 to 1984.

Harvest Moon Ball Award

Birth Place

Creation Date

Creator

Locations

New York 1932 Daily News Madison Square Garden - NY

COLLEGIATE SHAG DIVISION - FINALISTS:

Couple #69
Ann Fenchak & William Mack
Couple #60
Anne Hayes & John Connelly
Couple #67
Ann & Mox King
Couple # 64
Loraine Traynor & Ronnie Valerio
Couple # 66
Alice Staak & Louis Piazza
Couple # Florrie McCarthy & Julius Urban Couple # Ethel Dundatscheck & Roy Brandt Couple # Betty Orgelman & Edwin J. Morit
Couple # Peggy Keating & Leonard Rowan Couple # Gertrude Johnson & Joseph Fiorillo Couple # Irene Byrne & Donals Ferris Couple # Marilyn Steffes & Jack Blackwood
Couple # Ann Lanzano & Johnny Lemmo Couple # Doris Toelk & John Sutter Couple # Kay Fischer & George Woodhull ----

WINNERS:

FIRST SECOND THIRD
Ann Fenchak & William Mack    

FOXTROT DIVISION - FINALISTS:

Couple #?
Miriam & Clarence Payne
Couple # n/a Couple # n/a Couple # n/a
Couple # Wilma Martin Couple # n/a Couple # n/a Couple # n/a
Couple # n/a Couple # n/a Couple # n/a Couple # n/a
Couple # n/a Couple # n/a Couple # n/a Couple # n/a

WINNERS:

FIRST SECOND THIRD
Miriam & Clarence Payne Wilma Martin & ?  

LINDY HOP DIVISION - FINALISTS:

Couple # 53
Valena Gardner & Patsy Cicale
Couple #?
Dorothy Giger & Joseph Horowitz
Couple #?
Norma Miller & Walter Johnson
Couple #?
Couple #?
Jerry Svard & Tim De Marco
Couple #?
Jean Roody & Paul Bolognese
Couple #?
Wilda Crawford & Thomas Lee Jr.
Couple #?
Lucille Middleton & Frank Manning
Couple #?
Florence Iaconetti & Bert Miles
Couple #?
Tiny Anne & Tony Small
Couple #?
Esther Washington & Billy Ricker
Couple #?
Russell Williams & Connie Hill
Couple #?
Evelyn Lake & Tony Castle
Couple #?
Madeline La Regina & Joseph Giarmo
Couple #?
Consuella Parris & Steven Richardson
Couple #?

WINNERS:

FIRST SECOND THIRD
Russell Williams & Connie Hill    

RUMBA DIVISION - FINALISTS:

Couple #?
Dorothy Camberth & John Sakas
Couple # n/a Couple # n/a Couple # n/a
Couple # n/a Couple # n/a Couple # n/a Couple # n/a
Couple # n/a Couple # n/a Couple # n/a Couple # n/a
Couple # n/a Couple # n/a Couple # n/a Couple # n/a

WINNERS:

FIRST SECOND THIRD
Dorothy Camberth & John Sakas    

TANGO DIVISION - FINALISTS:

Couple #?
Margo Sage & John Phillips
Couple # n/a Couple # n/a Couple # n/a
Couple # n/a Couple # n/a Couple # n/a Couple # n/a
Couple # n/a Couple # n/a Couple # n/a Couple # n/a
Couple # n/a Couple # n/a Couple # n/a Couple # n/a

WINNERS:

FIRST SECOND THIRD
Margo Sage & John Phillips    

VIENNESE WALTZ DIVISION - FINALISTS:

Couple #?
Christine Caroll & Frank Farell
Couple # n/a Couple # n/a Couple # n/a
Couple # n/a Couple # n/a Couple # n/a Couple # n/a
Couple # n/a Couple # n/a Couple # n/a Couple # n/a
Couple # n/a Couple # n/a Couple # n/a Couple # n/a

WINNERS:

FIRST SECOND THIRD
Christine Caroll & Frank Farell    

ALL-AROUND CHAMPION

The Professional Judges

Pre-Lim Locations

Margo Sage & John Phillips     Savoy Ballroom
       
       

Musicians / Bands / Singers

Announcer

Emcee

Entertainers

Jimmy Dorsey
    Judy Garland
       
       
       

Posters, Lobby Cards etc.

Various Sheet Music Covers

Films / Videos

n/a All Gods Chillin' Got Rhythm 1939 - Harvest Moon Ball [Paramount News - Shag & Lindy Hop]
      Ballin' the Jack
     
Sheet Music Plus

1939 - Sophmore Swing [Broadway Brevity]
     
       

Various Dance Posters

 
African Dance Makumbane  
Hellzapoppin'  
House Rent Party Charleston  
Last Waltz G.I. Jive  
Mystery in Swing Reuben Foxtrot  
Red Hot Martini (Pin Up) The Continental  
Saturday Night Fever    
The Duke Is Tops    

Books, Magazine Articles on the dance...

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Misc. Research Words that may be related ... to help your searches

Shorty George Madison Square Gardens Vintage Dance Contest Amateur Dance Championships
Lindy Hop NY Times News Welfare Association Historic Dance Contest Savoy Manor
Whitey's Lindy Hoppers Mama Lu Parks   Savoy Ballroom

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