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Jacqueline Malanosky
Buzz Malasky
Connie Malatchi
Jim Malatchi
Dawn Manganelli
Frank Manio
Frank Manion
Frankie Manning
Mary Manzella
Adam Mara
Glioia Marchese
Joe Marchione
Ilona Marshall
Shanna Martin
Bob Matoba
Jack Mattis
Sandra Mayer
Michelle Mayers (See Michelle Mayers Kinkaid)
Beverly Mayo
Jack McCann
Mary McCasslin
Jackie McGee
Jewel McGowan
Pris McInroe
Megan McKechan
Judy McLeod
Kurt Meeske
Gary Melnick
Patricia Michaels
Dot Miller
Norma Miller
Brent Mills
Al Minns
Steve Mitchell
Robert "Bob" Mollett
DeAnna Mollman
Ricardo Moncada
Tamara Moody
Laird Mooney
Reina Mooney
Sue Morgan
Doug Morris
Kelly Morris
Scott Morris
Star Morris
Donald Moser
Mousie
Patty Mullholland
Arthur Murray
Eric Myers
          

Jacqueline Malanosky
Competition Dancing
1997 US Open, Cabaret Div., 5th Place, partner Ronald Christy

Buzz Malasky
Home Video:

Excellent St. Louis Shag with Mary Ann Nunez shot about 1992

Connie Malatchi
Competition Dancing:
1994 US Open, Masters Div. (Over 50), 4th Place, partner Jim Malatchi


Jim Malatchi
Competition Dancing:

1994 US Open, Masters Div. (Over 50), 4th Place, partner Connie Malatchi
Dawn Manganelli
Competition Dancing:

1973 World Swing Dance Championships, 3rd Place, Palladium, Hollywood, CA, partner George Christopherson
Honors:
1992 California Swing Dance Hall of Fame, Shining Star Nomination
1993 California Swing Dance Hall of Fame, Shining Star Award

Frank Manio
Competition Dancing:

1977 National Swing Competition, Contestant, partner Alice Oriante.
Frank Manion
Honors:
1990 California Swing Dance Hall of Fame, Stellar Star Award

Frankie Manning (B: 5/26/1914, D: 4/27/2009)
... FrankieManning.com ... imdb.com listing
... Wikipedia
... Frankie Manning Ambassador of Lindy Hop (Book)
Was one of the greats of Lindy Hop in the Kat's Corner at the Savoy Ballroom in Harlem, New York City, NY in the 1930s & 1940s. He toured Europe and South America in the 1940s and choreographed and danced in many films and kinescopes. In 1947 he founded "The Congeroos" dance group. 1n 1988 he won a Tony Award for choreography in the Broadway Musical "Black & Blue." His scenes dancing the Lindy Hop in 1941 movie Helzapoppin are famous throughout the world and have inspired a renewed interest in the Lindy Hop by many people.
Motion Pictures:
1937 Radio City Rebels, partner Lucille Middleton
1938 The Prisoner Of Swing
1941 Helzapoppin', partner Ann Johnson (Witey's Lindy Hoppers)
Television Documentaries:
Jitterbug with Frankie Manning & Norma Miller, National Geographic Explorer
TV News:
1998 Good Morning America
Publications:
1995 Dancing USA (May-June 1995)
Interviews:
Frankie Manning's First Aerial
Other Web Links
FrankieManning.com
imdb.com
Wikipedia
Archives of Early Lindyhop


Mary Manzella ... MaryManzellaProductions.com
Competition Dancing:

1973 World Swing Dance Championships, Contestant, Palladium, Hollywood, CA, partner Lloyd Lickert
1979 US Open, 3rd Place, partner Lowell Gosser
Honors:
1990 California Swing Dance Hall of Fame, Rising Star Nomination
1991 California Swing Dance Hall of Fame, Shining Star Award
Other Web Links
Awards & Honors
Biography

Adam Mara
Competition Dancing

1995 US Open, Classic Div., 6th Place, partner Beverly Durand
Glioia Marchese
Competition Dancing:

1990 US Open, Young America Div. (ages 12-18), 3rd Place, partner Rene Allen
Joe Marchione
Competition Dancing:

1984 US Open, Classic Div., 1st Place, partner Patricia Michaels
1985 US Open, Classic Div., 4th Place, partner Patricia Michaels
Honors:
1990 California Swing Dance Hall of Fame, Rising Star Nomination
1991 California Swing Dance Hall of Fame, Rising Star Nomination
Ilona Marshall
Competition Dancing:

1985 US Open, Showcase Div., 5th Place, partner Ryan Forbes
Shanna Martin
Honors

1995 California Swing Dance Hall of Fame, Shining Star Nomination

Bob Matoba
Competition Dancing:
1979 US Open, Contestant, partner Mary Jo George


Jack Mattis
Motion Pictures
1944 Hollywood Canteen
1946 Junior Prom
2001 Town & Country
2005 Mrs. Harris
Honors
2008 California Swing Dance Hall of Fame Award


Sandra Mayer
Competition Dancing:
1989 US Open, Jack-N-Jill, 1st Place, partner Bill Joslin
Honors
1995 California Swing Dance Hall of Fame, Rising Star Nomination
Michelle Mayers
See Michelle Mayers Kinkaid
Beverly Mayo
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Jack McCann
Honors:
1993 California Swing Dance Hall of Fame, Golden Star Nomination
1995 California Swing Dance Hall of Fame, Golden Star Award
Mary McCasslin
Motion Pictures:

1937 Start Cheering, partner Maxie Dorf ... Film Clip
1938 Stand Up And Cheer, partner Maxie Dorf
Jackie McGee
Competition Dancing:

1989 US Open, Classic Div., 3rd Place, partner Charlie Womble
1994 US Open, Classic Div., 3rd Place, partner Charlie Womble
1990 US Open, Classic Div., 4th Place, partner Charlie Womble
1991 US Open, Classic Div., 4th Place, partner Charlie Womble
1995 US Open, Classic Div., 5th Place, partner Charlie Womble
Publications:
1995 Dancing USA (May-June 1995)
Jewel McGowan
Motion Pictures:

1941 Buck Privates, partner Dean Collins
1941 Dance Hall, partner Dean Collins
1941 Playmates, partner Dean Collins
1941 Pot o' Gold
1942 Ride Em' Cowboy, partner Dean Collins
1942 Springtime In The Rockies, partner Dean Collins
1942 The Talk Of The Town, partner Dean Collins
1942 The Powers Girl, partner Dean Collins
1942 Rings On Her Fingers, partner Dean Collins ... Film Clip
1943 Always A Bridesmaid, partner Dean Collins
1943 Kid Dynamite, partner Dean Collins
1943 Young Ideas, partner Dean Collins
1945 Sensations Of 1945, partner Dean Collins
1954 Living It Up, partner Dean Collins
Film Short Subjects
1941 Jazzy Joe, partner Dean Collins
1942 Glen Gray And The Casa Loma Orchestra, partner Dean Collins .
1942 The Chool Song, partner Dean Collins ... Film Clip
Television Documentaries:
1993 In the Kingdom of Swing , partner Dean Collins (on Benny Goodman, shown on PBS 12/1993)
Honors:
1990 California Swing Dance Hall of Fame, Stellar Star Award
Web Links:
imdb.com


Pris McInroe
Competition Dancing

1995 US Open, Masters Div., 3rd Place, partner Mario Robau, Sr.
Meagan McKechan
Competition Dancing:
1994 US Open, Young America Div. (ages 13-17), 1st Place, partner Matt Auclair
1995 US Open, Young America Div. (ages 13-17), 3st Place, partner Matt Auclair
Judy McLeod
Competition Dancing

1995 US Open, Showcase Div., 8th Place, partner Steve Reiling
Kurt Meeske
Competition Dancing:

1979 US Open, 4th Place, partner Teresa Noonkester
Gary Melnick
Publications:

1992 Jitterbug Magazine (Sept. 1992 - pg 10)
Patricia Michaels
Competition Dancing:

1984 US Open, Classic Div., 1st Place, partner Joe Marchione
1985 US Open, Classic Div., 4th Place, partner Joe Marchione
Honors:
1990 California Swing Dance Hall of Fame, Rising Star Nomination
1991 California Swing Dance Hall of Fame, Rising Star Nomination
1992 California Swing Dance Hall of Fame, Rising Star Nomination
1993 California Swing Dance Hall of Fame, Rising Star Nomination
1995 California Swing Dance Hall of Fame, Rising Star Nomination
Dot Miller
Sister of Norma Miller. Was one of the greats of Lindy Hop in the Kat's Corner at the Savoy Ballroom in Harlem, New York City, NY in the 1930s.
Motion Pictures:
1937 Day At The Races
Norma Miller
Sister of Dot Miller. Was one of the greats of Lindy Hop in the Kat's Corner at the Savoy Ballroom in Harlem, New York City, NY in the 1930s.
Motion Pictures:
1937 Day At The Races
1941 Hellzapoppin', partner Billy Ricker (Whitey's Lindy Hoppers)
Television Documentaries:
Jitterbug with Frankie Manning & Norma Miller, National Geographic Explorer
Honors:
1991-1992 Emmy Nomination for Choreography, Stompin At The Savoy (TV Movie)
Publications:
1992 Jitterbug Magazine (Sept. 1992 - pg 13 Article & Photo)
Author:
Swingin' At The Savoy
Brent Mills
Competition Dancing

1995 US Open, Cabaret Div., 2nd Place, partner Heather Benson

Al Minns
Was one of the greats of Lindy Hop in the Kat's Corner at the Savoy Ballroom in Harlem, New York City, NY in the 1930s.
Motion Pictures:
1938 The Prisoner Of Swing
1941 Hellzapoppin', partner Willa Mae Ricker (Whitey's Lindy Hoppers)
Television Documentaries:
1960 American Musical Theatre - "American Jazz Dances" with Leon James (Dec. 3, 1960, WCBS-TV)
Television Specials:
1961 Chicago and All That Jazz - Dupont Show of the Month, with Leon James (Nov. 26, 1961, NBC-TV)
1961 Those Ragtime Years - "Dupont Show of the Month," with Leon James (1961, NBC-TV)
Film Short Subject:
1954 Jazz Dance (June 22, 1954) with Leon James.
Vintage Videos:
Camel Walk (Al Minns & Leon James) - 1945 Versopm
Charleston (Al Minns & Leon James)
Big Apple (Al Minns & Leon James)
Charleston (Al Minns & Leon James)
Charleston - Jumpstyle Version (Al Minns & Leon James)
Dupont Show of the Week (Al Minns & Leon James)
Jig Walk (Al Minns & Leon James)
Shim Sham (Al Minns & Leon James)
Suzie Q (Al Minns & Leon James)
Tranky Doo (Al Minns & Leon James)


Steve Mitchell
Television Special:

1995 Gotta Dance, partner Erin Stevens (5/10/1995)
Robert "Bob" Mollett
Assocaitions

San Diego Swing Dance Club, President Honors
1995 California Swing Dance Hall of Fame, Golden Star Nomination

DeAnna Mollman
Competition Dancing

1997 US Open, Strictly Swing Div., 1st Place, partner Sonny Watson

Ricardo Moncada
Competition Dancing:

1993 US Open, Classic Div., 5th Place, partner Carmen Garcia
Tamara Moody
Competition Dancing:

1988 US Open, Showcase Div., 3rd Place, partner Gary Long
1989 US Open, Showcase Div., 4th Place, partner Mario Robau, Jr.
Laird Mooney
Competition Dancing:

1979 US Open, Contestant, partner Reina Mooney
Reina Mooney
Competition Dancing:

1979 US Open, Contestant, partner Laird Mooney

Sue Morgan
Competition Dancing

1997 US Open, Cabaret Div., 4th Place, partner Manny Viarrial

Doug Morris
Competition Dancing:

1984 US Open, Showcase Div., 4th Place, partner Star Morris
Kelly Morris
Competition Dancing

1995 US Open, Young America Div. (ages 13-17), 2nd Place, partner Michael Kile
Scott Morris
Competition Dancing:

1993 US Open, Young America Div. (ages 13-18), 4th Place, partner Amy Walters
1995 US Open, Showcase Div., 3rd Place, partner Amy Walters
Star Morris
Competition Dancing:

1984 US Open, Showcase Div., 4th Place, partner Doug Morris
1987 US Open, Showcase Div., 5th Place, partner Elliot Silk
Donald Moser
Competition Dancing:
1996 US Open, Street Swing Div., 3rd Place, partner Andrea Deaton
Mousie
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Patty Mullholland
Competition Dancing

1997 US Open, Classic Div., 5th Place, partner Alex Seguritan

Arthur Murray
Film Short Subjects:

1937 How To Dance The Shag - a very good study in the 6 beat form of Shag

Eric Myers
Competition Dancing

1997 US Open, Strictly Swing Div., 5th Place, partner Casey Lloyd

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