The Dance Craze of the 20's

The Dance Marathon

Goal was to see how long you could go without falling over.

A little Information

The dance marathon was to see how long you could dance without falling over. If you fell over you lost. Most couples would take turns actually sleeping on each other. The rules said to stay up not stay awake.
Dance 'Til You Drop: Dance Marathons of the 1930s & 1940s