Charlie Chaplin Went to France
DESCRIPTION: "Charlie Chaplin went to france, To teach the girls (the hula) dance, A heel, a toe, around we go. Salute to the captain, Bow to the queen, Touch the bottom of the submarine."
EARLIEST DATE: 1970 (Carey)
KEYWORDS: playparty travel dancing
FOUND IN: US(MA)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Carey-MarylandFolkloreAndFolklife, p. 80, "(no title)" (1 short text)
Sutton-Smith-NZ-GamesOfNewZealandChilden/FolkgamesOfChildren, p. 112, "(Charlie Chaplin walks like this)"; "(Charlie Chaplin went to France)" (2 verses, which may or may not have been sung together); p. 118, "(Charlie Chaplin Went to France)" (1 text)
cf. "Charlie Chaplin Sat on a Pin" (subject of Chaplin)
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