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     This Soundie starts out with Betty asking the Maharaja to dance. He eventually says yes and Hal and Betty take out to the floor. The band plays a hot swing number and Hal and Betty tear up the floor. This soundie was never released on Video tape, altho there is copies available.

      This film features swing dancing / Bal-Swing by one of the finest of the day. Hal is mainly known for his Bal-Swing and does a lot of it in this film,  along with some

"Lindy" and " Partner Charleston" , peckin' etc.

Maharaja Screen  Shot 2 Maharaja Screen  Shot 3 Maharaja Screen  Shot 4 Maharaja Screen  Shot 5

    More Film Information below




Not Available!

6/7/1943 Soundies Corp. Clarence Bricker [DVD | VHS]


Country Made:



3 minutes USA English Black and White


Featured Dancer

Featured Dance

Dance Rating

Swing / Music / Dance Hal & Betty Takier Partner Charleston, Lindy Excellent

Known Dancers


Well Known Actors / Actresses

Hal & Betty Takier Hal & Betty Takier n/a

Dances performed in this film

Special Dance Interest

Balboa (Bal Swing) n/a n/a Bal-Swing
Charleston (Partner)      

Some Music Titles in Film

Bands / Musicians / Singers

Soundtrack(s) Available

Posters / Lobby Cards

Maharaja n/a n/a n/a

Stage versions of the film

Stage Date

Cast Recording(s) Available

Sheet Music Covers

n/a n/a n/a n/a

Books Available on this film ...



Date Published


n/a n/a n/a n/a


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