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1974 Harvest Moon Ball

Madison Square Gardens, New York - Wednesday, September 18th.


    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 #29 -
Lena & Bernard Moultrie
Couple #33 -
Sheryl Sullivan & Ralph Hopkins
Couple #37 -
Kalua Malau & Tony Gomez
Couple #30 -
Valerie Thacker & Earle Wallace
Couple #34 -
Margaret Thacker & Joey Harlay
Couple #38 -
Paulette Mann & Steven Jones
Couple #31 -
Sarah Johnson & Carlton Dixon
Couple #35 -
Linda Bazilio & Calvin Jones
Couple #39 -
Eurlean Thomas & Herbie Garrison
Couple #32 -
Desiree Thomas & Walter James
Couple #36 -
Roxanne Hilbert & Anthony Vaughn
Couple #40 -
Ann Shine & Jerome Singleton

WINNERS:

FIRST SECOND THIRD
Anne Shine & Jerome Singleton n/a n/a

FOXTROT DIVISION - FINALISTS:

Couple #2 -
Marge Hodella & William Torres
Couple #5 -
Dyann Coppola & Ronnie Rossi
Couple #12 -
Donna Cardi & Anthony Marolda
Couple #4 -
Christene Damohraj & Thomas Franzone
Couple #3 -
Deborah& Salvatore Fenech
Couple #9 -
Barbara Ann & Richard Lalla
Couple #1 -
Maria Masiello & Dennis Frohnapfel
Couple #6 -
Ala Onazki & Cosmo Spinosa
Couple #7 -
Mary & Sal Pisano
Couple #10 -
Melissa Gygax & Nick Marolda
Couple #8 -
Mary Viviani & Al Alvarez
Couple #11 -
Linda Dalke & Anthony Fenech

WINNERS:

FIRST SECOND THIRD
Maria Masiello & Dennis Frohnapfel   n/a n/a 

RUMBA DIVISION - FINALISTS:

Couple #1 -
Maria Masiello & Dennis Frohnapfel
Couple #9 -
Barbara Ann & Richard Lalla
Couple # 13 -
Helen & Marty Fodera
Couple #8 -
Mary Viviani & Al Alvarez
Couple #3 -
Deborah& Salvatore Fenech
Couple #2 -
Marge Hodella & William Torres
Couple #16 -
Lillian & Michael Opalonski
Couple #12 -
Donna Cardi & Anthony Marolda
Couple #7 -
Mary & Sal Pisano
Couple #4 -
Christene Damohraj & Thomas Franzone
Couple #5 -
Dyann Coppola & Ronnie Rossi
Couple # 14 -
Jean Wernau & Leo Mexxina

WINNERS:

FIRST SECOND THIRD
Mary Viviani &  Al Alvarez   n/a n/a

TANGO DIVISION - FINALISTS:

Couple #6 -
Ala Onazki & Cosmo Spinosa
Couple #15 -
Serena & Guido Ruggiero
Couple #7 -
Mary & Sal Pisano
Couple #5 -
Dyann Coppola & Ronnie Rossi
Couple #10 -
Melissa Gygax & Nick Marolda
Couple #1 -
Maria Masiello & Dennis Frohnapfel
Couple # 14 -
Jean Wernau & Leo Mexxina
Couple #8 -
Mary Viviani & Al Alvarez
Couple #12 -
Donna Cardi & Anthony Marolda
Couple #2 -
Marge Hodella & William Torres
Couple #3 -
Deborah & Salvatore Fenech
Couple # 13 -
Helen & Marty Fodera

WINNERS:

FIRST SECOND THIRD
Deborah & Salvatore Fenech   n/a n/a

POLKA DIVISION - FINALISTS:

Couple #17 -
Henrietta Altyn & Michael Korzeniewski
Couple #26 -
Sharon Kosicki & Walter Paduck
Couple #24 -
Marie Labanowski & Earnest Eardley
Couple #22 -
Joyce & Casey Costa
Couple #20 -
Chris & George Yurkonis
Couple #18 -
JoAnn Matusiewicz & Bruce Dolinich
Couple #27 -
Joan Shive & Tony Kaminski
Couple #25
Paricia Ridzik & John Kozar
Couple #23 -
Pauline Drowne & John Bendyk
Couple #21 -
Helen Rymaszewski & John Rymaszewski
Couple #19 -
Carol Adase & Gaetano Trepiccione
Couple #28 -
Diane Karczewski & Edward Palen

WINNERS:

FIRST SECOND THIRD
n/a n/a n/a

VIENNESE WALTZ DIVISION - FINALISTS:

Couple #2 -
Marge Hodella & William Torres
Couple #12 -
Donna Cardi & Anthony Marolda
Couple #7 -
Mary & Sal Pisano
Couple #6 -
Ala Onazki & Cosmo Spinosa
Couple #5 -
Dyann Coppola & Ronnie Rossi
Couple #1 -
Maria Masiello & Dennis Frohnapfel
Couple #10 -
Melissa Gygax & Nick Marolda
Couple #9 -
Barbara Ann & Richard Lalla
Couple #8 -
Mary Viviani & Al Alvarez
Couple #4 -
Christene Damohraj & Thomas Franzone
Couple #3 -
Deborah & Salvatore Fenech
Couple # 13 -
Helen & Marty Fodera

WINNERS:

FIRST SECOND THIRD
n/a n/a n/a

ALL-AROUND CHAMPION

The Professional Judges

Pre-Lim Locations

Maria Masiello &  Dennis Frohnapfel Edward Kochanski Irvington Polish Home:   New Jersey
James Colt Roger Ochs Restland Farm : Northford, Conn  
Jeanne Schultz Stanley Pelc Roseland Dance City: N.Y.
John Demerski Theodora Harmon Savoy Manor : N.Y. (Mama Lu Parks)
Joseph Rechter Virginia Wheeler  
?? Murray Sherman  

Musicians / Bands / Singers

Announcer

Emcee

Entertainers

Machito Matthew Cusak John Tillman Carrol Channing
n/a Doug Henning
- n/a
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Posters, Lobby Cards etc.

Sheet Music Covers

Films / Videos

  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
n/a ?? ?? ??
       
       

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

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

Notes: The News Welfare Assoc. withdrew their support of this event this year
 


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