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.

Monday, January 25, 2016

Adventures Of Robin Hood

Vintage Ads recently posted this set of posters for the 1938 film, The Adventures of Robin Hood.  Always one of my favorite films, I like it now more for the supporting cast than for Errol Flynn.  Trivia:  The palomino horse that Maid Marian (Olivia DeHavilland) rides in one scene was named Golden Cloud, until Roy Rogers bought him and renamed him Trigger. 

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