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, February 26, 2016

Confusions of a Nutzy Spy

In this encore from 2010, Looney Tunes joins the war effort as Porky Pig and Egbert the dog hunt down Missing Lynx, a Nutzy Spy.  I especially like the visual pun on the song "Hallelujah, I'm A Bum."  From the Internet Archive, the 1942 animated short, Confusions of a Nutzy Spy

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