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Swing It, Professor

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Swing It, Professor
Directed byMarshall Neilan
Written byConnie Lee (story)
Nicholas T. Barrows
Robert St. Clare
StarringPinky Tomlin
Paula Stone
Milburn Stone
CinematographyJack Greenhalgh
Edited byRichard G. Wray
Production
company
Conn-Ambassador
Release date
13 March 1937
Running time
62 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Swing It, Professor (also known as Swing It, Buddy) is an independently produced 1937 musical comedy directed by Marshall Neilan and starring Pinky Tomlin.[1] The film capitalised on the swing dance craze.[2]

Plot

An out-of-work music professor formerly of "Brownell College" takes on a new gig at a nightclub to learn more about swing music (a form of music he initially detests)[3] and falls in love with the owner's girlfriend. Meanwhile, the professor's girlfriend falls in love with the nightclub owner.[4]

Cast

References

  1. ^ Garner, Paul; Kissane, Sharon F. Mrotek (1999). Mousie Garner: Autobiography of a Vaudeville Stooge. McFarland. ISBN 9780786405817.
  2. ^ Garner, Paul; Kissane, Sharon F. Mrotek (1999). Mousie Garner: Autobiography of a Vaudeville Stooge. McFarland. ISBN 9780786405817.
  3. ^ Umphlett, Wiley Lee (1984). The Movies Go to College: Hollywood and the World of the College-life Film. Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press. ISBN 9780838631331.
  4. ^ "1 Jan 1938, 19 - The Boston Globe at Newspapers.com". Newspapers.com. Retrieved 2019-01-01.
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