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1957 Harvest Moon Ball

Madison Square Gardens, New York - Wednesday, September , 1957


    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

ROCK and ROLL SWING DIVISION - FINALISTS:

Couple #
Edith Snipes & Ronnie Hayes
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WINNERS:

FIRST SECOND THIRD
Edith Snipes & Ronnie Hayes n/a n/a

FOXTROT DIVISION - FINALISTS:

Couple #
Catherine Niccolini & Ronnie Boggio
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WINNERS:

FIRST SECOND THIRD
Catherine Niccolini & Ronnie Boggio n/a n/a

POLKA DIVISION - FINALISTS:

Couple #
Toby Tobinaski & Terry Uschick
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WINNERS:

FIRST SECOND THIRD
Toby Tobinaski & Terry Uschick n/an/a

RUMBA DIVISION - FINALISTS:

Couple #
Eleanor & Arthur Harrison
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WINNERS:

FIRST SECOND THIRD
Eleanor & Arthur Harrison n/an/a

TANGO DIVISION - FINALISTS:

Couple #
Marie Loren & Warren Merkisch
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WINNERS:

FIRST SECOND THIRD
Marie Loren & Warren Merkisch n/a n/a

VIENNESE WALTZ DIVISION - FINALISTS:

Couple #
Pauline Sadowski & Angelo Riggio
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WINNERS:

FIRST SECOND THIRD
Pauline Sadowski & Angelo Riggio
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ALL-AROUND CHAMPION

The Professional Judges

Pre-Lim Locations

Catherine Niccolini & Ronnie Boggio n/a Savoy Ballroom
    Roseland Ballroom
     

Musicians / Bands / Singers

Announcer

Emcee

Entertainers

n/an/an/a n/a
     
     
     

Posters, Lobby Cards etc.

Various Sheet Music Covers

Films / Videos

n/a All Gods Chillin' Got Rhythm n/a
      Ballin' the Jack  
     
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...

Title

Author

Date Published

Publisher

Life Magazine (goes to the Harvest Moon Ball) n/a 10/2/1950 n/a

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

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

Notes:
This year may have had a Charleston Couples Division ???




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