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THE ART OF ECCENTRIC DANCE PT. DUEX–AL ‘RUBBERLEGS’ NORMAN

Here’s a production number from the 1930 version of ‘Good News’, adapted from the hit 1927 Broadway musical of the same name by DeSylva, Brown and Henderson. The lead singer/dancer is Penny Singelton who later played ‘Blondie’ in the Columbia Pictures series of that iconic comic strip. Here she does

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THE ART OF ECCENTRIC DANCE: JACK STANFORD

Yesterday I posted the extraordinarily strange acrobatic comedy diving-board routine of Larry Griswold. It occurred to me that, beyond the athleticism involved in Griswold’s act, there was a comic style to the movements, all of which were clearly choreographed. I believe that it’s based on the wonderful and long-forgotten art

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HULLABALOO KILLS

The dance show ‘Hullabaloo’, which aired on NBC from January 12 1965 to April 11, 1966, was arguably the best show of it’s kind–better than ‘Shindig’ in my humble opinion. If you’ve never seen it watch the above complete twenty-five minute episode which features a mind boggling line-up of guests–Sammy

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EASTER SEALS BOOGIE

What you’re about to witness is one of the weirdest, wackiest party-down dance clips in the history of telethons. This is from the Easter Seals Telethon which aired on March 22 and 23rd 1975 on KTTV–11, a local Los Angeles station. The dance team consists of Marty Allen, Charo, Adrienne

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