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.

Saturday, January 14, 2012

Superman: Volcano

One sometimes wonders why, at least in the classic Superman cartoons, that the Man of Steel ever cared so much for Lois Lane.  After all, she was always trying to steal stories from Clark Kent, and then she would get herself into dangerous situations from which only Superman could save her.  Case in point, Supes has to save Lois and an entire island city from a volcano.  From the Internet Archive, here is the 1942 animated short, Volcano.

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