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ANNOUNCER: Ladies and gentlemen,
the Apollo Theater continues its legendary talent contest,
with the indefatigable Stepp Sisters!

STEPP SISTERS: Im looking for something, baby!
Something thatll give me a rise
Im looking for something, baby
Like a real nice surprise
Im looking for something, baby
Something that you have got
Im looking for something, baby
And its gonna be
Real hot!

MARTY: Ladies, you cant leave! What about the show? What about Jimmy?

JOANNE: Dont touch me, Marty!

MARTY: Ladies, you cant do this to me!

JOANNE: Marty, you know I can talk; well, Marty, watch me walk!

MARTY: You walk Joanne, and Ill call your union!

JOANNE: What union, Marty? You dont hire union!

CHARLENE: Come on, Joanne, our limousine is waiting!

MARTY: Youre gonna pay for this!

CURTIS TAYLOR, JR.: Excuse me, would you be interested in the star of tomorrow?

MARTY: Are you another singer?

CURTIS TAYLOR, JR.: Im Curtis Taylor, Jr. Your Cadillac dealer.

MARTY: Just what I need. Dog acts and car salesman.

STEPP SISTERS (in background): Do Do Do Do Do Do Do Do Do Do Do Do

Oh nooh no, its already started! Effie! Effie, Lorrell!
Its already(speaking quickly) Oh, Im so sorry mister,
Im sorry Im rushing, you see, our train was late getting in from Chicago,
and we had a hard time finding the right subway, and we didnt know what to

ANNOUNCER: Are you Brenda Talbert?!

DEENA JONES: No, Im Deena Jones, Im one of the Dreamettes.

ANNOUNCER: Well, Im the emceeand youre too late.
You were supposed to go on second.

DEENA JONES: Oh, sir, but our train was late!

CURTIS TAYLOR, JR.: Hey Earl, Earlwhy dont you give her a break,
this lady came all the way from Chicago.

ANNOUNCER: Ohall right, all right. Ill put you on lastafter Tiny Joe Dixon.

DEENA JONES: Oh thank you, now which one is he?



STEPP SISTERS: (in background) Ooh! Looking for, looking for something, baby

LORRELL ROBINSON: Deena, Deena! Oh, Deena, we made it!
We made it! Its so unbelievable!


LORRELL ROBINSON: Were gonna be so famous!
Were gonna be famous, like the Chiffons, the Marvelettes, and the Supremes!

C.C. WHITE: You are gonna be more famous then all of them!

LORRELL ROBINSON: All we need now is a miracle!

C.C. WHITE: Hey, we win this contest, anything is possible!

DEENA JONES: Oh, C.C., where is your sister?

C.C. WHITE: Oh, Effie! Effie, over here!

EFFIE WHITE: Do we have any time? I need to rest!

What? Were about to enter the greatest moment of our lives, and you want to rest?

LORRELL ROBINSON: Aww, shes just nervous, thats all.

EFFIE WHITE: Im not nervous, Im tired.

DEENA JONES: Effie, now, come on!
We dont have much time! We still have to change!

C.C. WHITE: And rehearse! Come on!

DREAMETTES: Move, move, move, move

STEPP SISTERS: Im looking for something, baby!
Im looking for something, now!
Im looking for something, baby!
Im looking for something, now!

BACKGROUND SINGERS: Looking around.looking around.

ANNOUNCER: Lets hear it for the unstoppable Stepp Sisters!
And remember, at the conclusion of our talent contest, the
wildest man in show business, our headliner, James Thunder Early!
And now, continuing with our talent contest, heres
Little Albert and the Tru-Tones!

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