A "cat" throws his "chick" over the elbow. Dean Collins and Bertie Patters, who won the New York championship in Madison Square Garden, are shown in a contortion of their original "Times Square Rug Cutting Blues." They want the title at a giant swingfest to be held at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Photo dated: 1939.
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