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" Lindy being done by the person who named the Lindy ... Lindy Hop! "

    Eddie Lambert, using his Jewish dialogue, as the Judge in a take-off on a former radio program, after which the Deauville Boys sing a song and The Flying Whirlos perform their roller-skate act (imdb).

* Features:
    This film is only one of a few films that you can see the legendary "Shorty  George" dance, especially with his partner Big Bea. They end their routine with their signature move where she carries him off the dance floor on her back. Terry Green is also Featured doing his Tap Dance.


Shorty George and Big Bea Screen Shot 1 Shorty George and Big Bea Screen Shot 2 Shorty George and Big Bea Screen Shot 3 Shorty George and Big Bea Screen Shot 4

More Film Information below





10/7/1937 E.W. Hammons Production Raymond Kane DVD | VHS


Country Made:



11 Minutes U.S.A. English Black and White


Featured Dancer:

Featured Dance:

Dance Rating:

Music / Comedy / Dance Shorty George & Big Bea Lindy Hop Very Good

Known Dancers:

Choreographers / Directors:

Actors / Actresses:

Beatrice Elam (Little Bea) n/a Deauville Boys (Themselves)
Beatrice Gay (Big Bea)   Eddie Lambert (Judge)
Freddie Lewis   Edith Mann (Herself)
Leroy " Stretch" Jones   Flying Whirlos (Themselves)
Madeline Lewis    
'Shorty' George Snowden (& Big Bea)    
Terry Green (Tap)    

Known Dances done in Film:

Special Dance Interest:

Similar Films:

Lindy Hop   Shorty George & Big Bea After Seban (1929)
Tap Dance   Flying Whirlos At The Jazz Band Ball (1930)

Music Titles In Film:

Bands / Musicians / Singers:

Soundtracks Available:

Sheet Music Covers:

?Nagasaki? n/a n/a n/a

Film Posters:


Stage Versions of Film:

Stage Versions Date:

Cast Recordings:

n/a n/a n/a

Books / Magazines on this film:

Title: Author: Date: Publisher:
n/a - - -

Other / Notes:

Also see: At The Jazz Band Ball (aka After Seban) with Shorty George and Little Bea doin the Breakaway)
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