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, October 19, 2009

Better Late Than Never - Betty Boop: The Scared Crows

Sorry folks!  Keeping with my little tradition of cartoons on a Saturday morning, this post was supposed to publish two days ago, but technical issues and other distractions prevailed.  Better late than never.  It's time for another Betty Boop short from the Internet Archive. This 1939 cartoon features the later, taller, more slender version of Ms. Boop, with a canine sidekick called Pudgy. Here they are in The Scared Crows

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