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LAURENT-2 - Mickey Rooney Does "The Big Apple" and Truckin...
Mickey Rooney Does "The Big Apple" and Truckin Fever Becomes Contagious It was a case of "Everybody, with Janet Beecher heading a Dance" on the "Judge Hardy's I group of chaperons watching thorn. Children" set when Mickey Rooney] Three cameras covered the dance and Jacqueline Laurent danced the "Big Apple." Before they were through they had everybody on the sound stage trucking, double- trucking and doing the "Susy Q." The dance occurred in the se- from different vantages. At the signal of Director George Seitz tho band blared jazz as Mickey strut- j ted in, whirled Miss Laurent' around and both went into a wild j routine of trucking. But behind! quence showing a dancing school' the cameras, where it hadn't beeni cotillion in a fashionable Washing ton dancing school in the picture widen comes Thursday to the Earle Theater. While the teachers were out of the hall Mickey induced tho orchestra leader to play "hot" music and he and the little v French actress led in the jazz dance for which both were promptly ejected from the school by the scandalized teachers, .Fifty boys and; girls of high uchool age appeared as dancers, rehearsed, feet began to tap to the syncopated music. Joe Ruttenberg, the cameraman, began to tap with the dancers. Even Director Seitz fell into the swing of it and trucked behind the director's chair. The dancing scene is one of the comedy highlights in the story, third of the ''Judge Hardy Family" series, with Lewis Stone, Rooney, Cecilia Parker and Fay Holden as the "Family." It is a

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  1. Carroll Daily Herald,
  2. 15 Apr 1938, Fri,
  3. Page 4

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