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, October 20, 2017

Swing You Sinners

I posted this short back in 2010, when one source titled it the The Weirdest Cartoon Ever!  Animation was still relatively new in 1930, and there was a lot of experimentation, resulting in some very weird cartoons, even by today's standards.   I have to agree this one ranks very high on the weird-o-meter, and it seemed appropriate for the weeks leading up to Halloween.  From YouTube, here is Swing You Sinners

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