Just as dance moves between countries - and even within them - vary so too do dance moves across time. Trendy moves popular on the dance floor in the \u201840s might not see traction by the 1980s. So, how did dance trends change? There\u2019s the perfect video to find out: a compilation of Golden Age Hollywood stars dancing in their respective films across decades. The video plays alongside \u201cI\u2019m So Excited\u201d by the Pointer Sisters, a popular R&B group that rose to prominence in the 1970s-80s. The song\u2019s lyrics exclaim excitement and a readiness to lose control - and feeling glad for it all the while. Golden Age in Hollywood and dance alike Dance in the '40s embraced hip swinging and lots of line movement \/ YouTube The video in question, posted by YouTube user kingofkungfu2002 on August 30, 2020, has already gained over three million views since going live. Over a thousand comments reminisce about days gone. RELATED: Girl Group Performs Andrews Sisters Hit \u201cBoogie Woogie Bugle Boy\u201d Like It\u2019s The 1940s Again Even those commenters who didn\u2019t witness some of those 1940s moves in person also bemoaned that dancers today just \u201cain't got no swing compared to the old timers.\u201d But this video provides a fitting time capsule for performances dating back to 1943\u2019s Reveille with Beverly to 1980\u2019s Xanadu. Though, it steps back even further with Top Hat (1935), prominently featuring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. Others of Hollywood\u2019s Golden Age like Gene Kelly, Judy Garland, Bob Hope, and Bing Cosby can be seen as well. Tracing trends, what stayed, and what got left behind See how dance has changed through a timeline of Hollywood Golden Age choreography \/ YouTube The comment noting an absence of any \u201cswing\u201d wasn\u2019t off the mark, comparing those Golden Age dance trends to today\u2019s moves. Though they span decades, all those movie clips do share a lot of swinging hips, legs, and arms, as was popular per swing dancing. This dance style dates roughly back to the 1920s and enjoyed a comfortable stay through to the \u201840s. What kept these moves going is exactly what got them started in the first place: catchy jazz music lovingly orchestrated to keep dancers dancing. Just try and watch this compilation without following along.