We saw it performed at a dinner-dance given be Mary Pickford for Lady Mountbatten. Miss Pickford herself, Marion Davies, Doug Fairbanks, Jr., and Harry Crocker were participants.
|Edwina and Louis Mountbattan|
The men join hands to form a sort of circle, and the women hoist themselves onto their arms. Then the men jump and move at the same time in a circle, keeping time with the music. It is both weird and noisy."
[Source: Picture Play; July 1931]
|A Typical Pickfair Gathering|
I think it sounds wonderfully fun. I don't know why Picture Play was such a fuss-budget.
The Mountbattans's 90th wedding anniversary would have been July 18, 2012. Royal Musings has some great posts about their wedding day:
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