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, June 15, 2012

Betty Boop And Grampy

In this 1935 Max Fleischer short, Betty and a pick up gang of guests visit Grampy for a party, and marvel at his DYI ingenuity.  Since both my dad and I like to tinker in the garage, this seemed an appropriate cartoon for Father's Day weekend.  From the Internet Archive, here is Betty Boop And Grampy

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