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.

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Turner Classic Movies In September

It is time for The Hollywood Revue's monthly preview of programming on TCM.  The Star of the Month is Lauren "You know how to whistle, don't you?" Bacall, and she will grace the screen every Wednesday night.  In addition, TCM will be showing films from Mack Sennett studios on Thursday nights, including premiers of a lot of silent films featuring Fatty Arbuckle, Charlie Chaplin and Gloria Swanson. 

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