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New York rubbed its eyes when a
bevy of girls descended from a limou
sine in Central park, threw off their
outer garments and began dancing
barefooted and barelegged in the
snow, to the accompanying click of
four movie cameras.
A policeman came to shoo them
away, but their director explained
the pictures were for educational
purposes, so the policeman said "All
right!" and let them dance away.
Soon their feet were bleeding from
the frozen crust of the snow, but for
10 minutes they entertained the
spectators, then clambered back into
the auto and sped away. They were
the Marion Morgan dancers, from
California, now appearing in vaude
ville. o o
Sylvanius Smucker says that
many a movie drama is all over but