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 2, 2012

Mouse Wreckers

I remember watching this classic Warner Bros. cartoon as a kid.  Now, I have to ask myself "Why didn't Bert and Hubie just pick a house that did not have a cat?  It would have saved everyone a lot of trouble."  Of course, cartoons and logic do not mix.  From the Internet Archive, here is the 1947 animated short, Mouse Wreckers

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