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Film Screening + Dance tutorial | Hellzapoppin(1941)

  • The Barn 1543 Burden Lake Road Averill Park, NY, 12018 United States (map)

Tomorrow's screening was inspired by current residency fellow Elsa Mencagli's interest in the Lindy Hop Dance which has had a new growing popularity in Denmark, where she just was. There are a few spectacular scenes in this film celebrating the dance. Elsa will give an introductory tutorial of the Lindy Hop after the film and the rest will follow...

Bring movie snacks, there will be popcorn..

Suggested donation $3

Hellzapoppin (1941)

directed by  H. C. Potter and Edward F. Cline

Ole and Chick are making a movie, but the director is not satisfied. So he brings them to a young writer, who outlines them an absurd story. They have to support Jeff and Kitty in setting up a musical revue in their garden and want to bring it up on Broadway. If Jeff is successful he can marry Kitty. But there is his rich friend Woody, who also loves Kitty, Chick's sister Betty, who's in love with a false Russian count, and detective Quimby. They all make the thing very complicated for Ole and Chick. After some mistakes they think that Kitty isn't the right girl for Jeff and they start sabotaging the show, but the Broadway producer is impressed and signs the contract. That's the story the writer tells them. For this he's sued by the director.

Country: USA

Language: English

Release Date: 1941

Run Time: 84 minutes

Later Event: September 29
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