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1952 Harvest Moon Ball

Madison Square Gardens, New York - Wednesday, September 1952


    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 1934 Daily News Madison Square Garden - NY

JITTERBUG DIVISION - FINALISTS:

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Elizabeth Stewart & Theophilus Brown
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WINNERS:

FIRST SECOND THIRD
Elizabeth Stewart & Theophilus Brown n/a n/a

FOXTROT DIVISION - FINALISTS:

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Gloria & Antonio Muscarella
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WINNERS:

FIRST SECOND THIRD
Gloria & Antonio Muscarella n/a n/a

POLKA DIVISION - FINALISTS:

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Jeanette Yodis & Phillip Percoco
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WINNERS:

FIRST SECOND THIRD
Jeanette Yodis & Phillip Percoco n/a n/a

RUMBA DIVISION - FINALISTS:

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Vera Ruggiero & Howard Culla
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WINNERS:

FIRST SECOND THIRD
Vera Ruggiero & Howard Culla n/a n/a

TANGO DIVISION - FINALISTS:

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Peggy & Sandy St. Angelo
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WINNERS:

FIRST SECOND THIRD
Peggy & Sandy St. Angelo n/a n/a

VIENNESE WALTZ DIVISION - FINALISTS:

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Ann & Phillip Albino
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WINNERS:

FIRST SECOND THIRD
Ann & Phillip Albino n/a n/a

ALL-AROUND CHAMPION

The Professional Judges

Pre-Lim Locations

Gloria & Antonio Muscarella n/a Savoy Ballroom
     
     

Musicians / Bands / Singers

Announcer

Emcee

Entertainers

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Posters, Lobby Cards etc.

Various Sheet Music Covers

Films / Videos

n/a All Gods Chillin' Got Rhythm 1952 - Harvest Moon Ball [Paramount News]
  Ballin' the Jack 1952 - Harvest Moon Ball in Manhattan [Paramount]
 
Sheet Music Plus
 
   
   

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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Author

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Publisher

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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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