Bandstand Question and Answer

By: Ray Smith   When talking about American Bandstand, there are several common questions that come up about what it was like behind the scenes. Here are some that Ray has answered for you.   Why was the age range of the dancers 14-18 ? The producers of the show,...

Marilyn Thom Donovan’s American Bandstand Experience

 We had lunch at the Old Bookbinder’s Restaurant, and after having a delicious meal, Fran drove us to American Bandstand.  We went to Pop Singer’s drugstore and had cokes and talked to all the kids.  Fran was able to see and meet many of the regulars there.