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, November 9, 2012

Betty Boop: Training Pigeons

It is time for another visit to Miss Boop and friends.  This time she and her pup, unflatteringly named "Pudgy," are training pigeons on the roof of their apartment building.  When one of the pigeons refuses to return home to the roost, Pudgy takes it upon himself to recover the errant avian.  A cute little chase ensues.  From the Internet Archive, here is the 1936 animated short, Training Pigeons

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