This was a special video presentation at SVJD's second annual Swing/Jazz Dancing Music-Video Contest.
Description: The famous Lindy Hop scene from Hellzapoppin can't be done better.
But it can be re-done. Here's our rendition.
Participants: Lukas Allenbaugh, Katie McLaughlin, Celeste Olds, Jason Schroeder, Jared Luxenburg, John Platt, Amy Weber
And here is the original dance scene by Whitey's Lindy Hoppers, featuring Frankie Manning (in the Mechanic's Dungarees), from the movie “Hellzapoppin” (1941):
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