Augie Gibbons and His Orchestra

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Band playing in the "Society Saps" comedy short by comedy team Morton & Hayes from the 1930s. Only really, it's an episode of the television series Morton & Hayes, a fictional loving homage to old Abbott & Costello routines by Rob Reiner. Each week presented an old short followed with interviews with cast members. In "Society Saps," (7 Aug. 1991) the team crash a high society party where this orchestra, fronted by crooner Augie Gibbons (Christopher Guest) introduce the latest dance craze "The Cold Potato," where the moves include miming digging up potatoes with a shovel.

The modern day part includes an interview with the now elderly bandleader.