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1973 Harvest Moon Ball

Madison Square Gardens, New York - Wednesday, September 19th.


    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-JIVE DIVISION - FINALISTS:

Couple #27:
Theresa Green & Edward Allen
Couple #29:
Lena Larcus & William Reid
Couple #28:
Camelia Fant & Richard Moultrie
Couple #33:
Helen Williams & Gary Allen
Couple #30:
Margaret Thacker & Joey Harley
Couple 32:
Valerie Thacker & Bernard Moultrie
Couple #31:
Kalua Malau & Tony Gomez
Couple #35:
Ann Shine & Walter James
Couple #34:
Dolores Bass & Calvin Jones
Couple #36:
Sheryl Sullivan & Ralph Hopkins
Couple # 37:
Tanya Patterson & Armand Reaves
Couple #38:
Gloria Grayson & Jerome Singleton

WINNERS:

FIRST SECOND THIRD
Tanya Patterson & Armand Reaves ? Sheryl Sullivan & Ralph Hopkins Ann Shine & Walter James

FOXTROT DIVISION - FINALISTS:

Couple #3:
Elaine & Bill Brunkhorst
Couple #9:
Joan & Frank Tricarico
Couple # 8:
Mary Viviani & Alvaro Alvarez
Couple #4:
  Debbie & Ronnie Torres
Couple #6:
Deborah & Salvatore Fenech
Couple #2:
Mary Lou Giacopelli & Dennis Frohnapfel
Couple #11:
Mary & Sal Pisano
Couple #10:
  Dorothy Sorban &   Glenn Pizzulo
Couple #7:
Olga & Leo Tursi
Couple #5:
Joan Brunkhorst & Randy Varrechia
Couple #1:
JoAnn Valeriani & Dave Innis
Couple #12:
  Mary & Patric Legato

WINNERS:

FIRST SECOND THIRD
JoAnn Valeriani & Dave Innis Joan Brunkhorst & Randy Varrechia Elaine & Bill Brunkhorst

RUMBA DIVISION - FINALISTS:

Couple #2:
Mary Lou Giacopelli & Dennis Frohnapfel
Couple # 13:
Ala Onazki & Cosmo Spinosa
Couple # 8:
Mary Viviani & Alvaro Alvarez
Couple #10:
  Dorothy Serban & Glenn Pizzulo
Couple #3:
Elaine & Bill Brunkhorst
Couple #1:
JoAnn Valeriani & Dave Innis
Couple #4:
 Debbie &  Ronnie Torres
Couple #14:
  Florence &   Luis Maestre
Couple #12:
  Mary & Patric Legato
Couple #6:
Deborah & Salvatore Fenech
Couple #9:
Joan & Frank Tricarico
Couple #5:
  Joan Brunkhorst & Randy Varrecchia

WINNERS:

FIRST SECOND THIRD
 Debbie &  Ronnie Torres n/a n/a

TANGO DIVISION - FINALISTS:

Couple #6:
Deborah & Salvatore Fenech
Couple # 8:
Mary Viviani & Alvaro Alvarez
Couple #9:
Joan & Frank Tricarico
Couple #5:
 Joan Brunkhorst & Randy Varrecchia
Couple #2:
Mary Lou Giacopelli & Dennis Frohnapfel
Couple #1:
JoAnn Valeriani & Dave Innis
Couple #10:
  Dorothy Serban & Glenn Pizzulo
Couple #11:
Mary Pisano & Sal Pisano
Couple #7:
Olga Tursi & Leo Tursi
Couple #3:
Elaine & Bill Brunkhorst
Couple #4:
  Debbie & Ronnie Torres
Couple #12:
  Mary Legato & Patric Legato

WINNERS:

FIRST SECOND THIRD
 Joan Brunkhorst & Randy Varrecchia n/a n/a

Polka DIVISION - FINALISTS:

Couple #16:
Mary & John Anderson (9th)
Couple #23:
Pauline Drowne & John Bendyk (10th)
Couple #22:
Joan Shive & Raymond Duell (8th)
Couple #21:
Diane Karczewski & Henry Skrzek (5th)
Couple #18:
Sandi & Al Efmchik (7th)
Couple #15:
Victoria Piren & John Macynski (4th)
Couple #25:
Frances & Thomas Paskiewicz
Couple #24:
Joyce & Casey Costa
Couple #20:
Wilma & Gerald Bleich (7th)
Couple #17:
Florence & John Sendrowski (11th)
Couple #19:
Claudia & John Poko
Couple #26:
Helen & John Rymaszewski (6th)

WINNERS:

FIRST SECOND THIRD
Frances & Thomas Paskiewicz Joyce & Casey Costa Claudia & John Poko

VIENNESE WALTZ DIVISION - FINALISTS:

Couple #1:
JoAnn Valeriani & Dave Innis
Couple #5:
Joan Brunkhorst & Randy Varrechia
Couple #12:
  Mary & Patric Legato
Couple #6:
Deborah & Salvatore Fenech
Couple #2:
Mary Lou Giacopelli & Dennis Frohnapfel
Couple # 8:
Mary Viviani & Alvaro Alvarez
Couple #14:
  Florence & Luis Maestre
Couple #10:
 Dorothy Serban & Glenn Pizzulo
Couple #3:
Elaine & Bill Brunkhorst
Couple #11:
Mary & Sal Pisano
Couple #4:
Debbie &   Ronnie Torres
Couple # 13:
Ala Onazki & Cosmo Spinosa

WINNERS:

FIRST SECOND THIRD
Dorothy Serban & Glenn Pizzulo n/a n/a

ALL-AROUND CHAMPION

The Professional Judges

Pre-Lim Locations

Ethel Lang & James Colt Edward Kochanski John Demerski Savoy Manor
  Murray Sherman Jeanne Schultz  
  P.J. Mastrolia Theodora Harmon  

Musicians / Bands / Singers

Announcer

Emcee

Entertainers

Berni Witkowski (Polka Division) Matthew Cusak John Tillman Debbie Reynolds
Juanucho Lopez  - Natalie Cole
Tony Cabot (Jitterbug Division)  - Rodney Dangerfield
      Tony Bennett

Posters, Lobby Cards etc.

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...

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Author

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

Shorty George Madison Square Gardens   -
Lindy Hop New York Times News Welfare Association    


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