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, January 18, 2013

Molly Moo Cow And The Butterflies

Here is a new character for the SSS. Molly Moo Cow is a kind-hearted soul. In this Van Beuren Studios cartoon from 1935, she rescues her friends the butterflies from a collector. A bit cutesy, but some fun incidental music. From the Internet Archive, here is Molly Moo Cow And The Butterflies.

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