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.

Friday, April 15, 2011


Pushing the boundries of its name once again, Golden Age Comic Book Stories posted images of several dozen Art Deco era picture frames, each surrounding the photo of a contemporary film star, including this tinted image of the lovely Myrna Loy.  Shots of Cary Grant, Anna Mae Wong, Jean Harlow, Carol Lombarde and Hedy Lamarr also appear.

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