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Double Date


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Come Dancing at the Locarno Ballroom.
Watch the Cabaret at the Stork Club.
(Both visits to Streatham are by courtesy of Mecca Dancings)

At the Summer Ball of the Cafe de Paris
Society of Guinea Pigs
Paul Carpenter introduces exhibition, formation and competitive dancing to the music, of Jack Parnell and his Orchestra.

At the Stork Club
Robin Scott invites you to watch the Cabaret and listen to George Browne and his Calypso Mambo Band.


Presenter (At the Summer Ball of the Cafe de Paris): Paul Carpenter
Musicians (At the Summer Ball of the Cafe de Paris): Jack Parnell and his Orchestra
Presenter (At the Stork Club): Robin Scott
Musicians (At the Stork Club): George Browne and his Calypso Mambo Band
Producer: Derek Burrell-Davis

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