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Frankie Manning’s been Lindy Hopping since the 1930s. He choreographed the all-time greatest Lindy routine for the 1941 movie Hellzapoppin. And he taught a class in New York City tonight.

Frankie turned 93 last May.
Bonus Links: Frankie Leads the Shim Sham 2002
Hellzappoppin – 1941 (that’s Frankie in the overalls) The greatest Lindy Hop routine ever, choreographed by Frankie.

Like Frankie says: “You get to fall in love for two and a half minutes of music and if that don’t keep you young, I don’t know what do….Life is wonderful”

Rock on, Frankie!