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 wevl.org. In addition to the radio show, this blog is dedicated to all aspects of the Swing Era, including art, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. If you would like more information about the radio show, just go to the Radio Show FAQ page.
Saturday, June 18, 2011
The Screwy Truant
Screwy Squirrel always struck me as MGM's version of Bugs Bunny. He never rose to Bugs' level, but he is still pretty funny. From the Internet Archive, and filled with World War II home front gags, here is The Screwy Truant, directed by Tex Avery.