The Swing Shift Shuffle is a radio program of swing, big band, jazz, boogie woogie and other popular music from the 1930's and 40's that airs every Wednesday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. (US Central Time) on WEVL 89.9 FM in Memphis, Tennessee, with a live webcast at In addition to the radio show, this blog is dedicated to all aspects of the Swing Era, including art, automobiles, cartoons, comics, history, movies, music, news, science, technology, and anything else that happened during that time. It also includes announcements about events in the Memphis/Mid-South area related to the Swing Era, such as classic movies, concerts, dances, lectures, etc. If you see something that fits the description, send it to me at If you would like more information about the radio show, just go to the Radio Show FAQ page.

Monday, October 25, 2010

Myrna Loy In The Mask Of Fu Manchu

Just two years before debuting in the role of Nora Charles, Myrna Loy played the evil seductress daughter of Boris Karloff's title-role villian in The Mask Of Fu Manchu, a delightfully corny horror/suspense film from 1932.  Film Noir Photos posted this publicity shot from the movie.

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