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Swing Sister Swing(1938)

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Brief Synopsis

Broadway press agent Nap Sisler (Ken Murray) sees a chance to make a national hit with a new dance, "The Baltimore Bubble", created by Greenvale filling-station attendant Johnny Bennett (Johnny Downs). Nap promotes dance instructor Professor L. Orlando Beebee (Ernest Truex) out of $500 to bring Johnny, his dancing partner Snookie Saunders (Kathryn Kane, formerly known as Katherine "Sugar" Kane but not in this film), and Greenvale grocery clerk and hot trombonist Satchel-Lips Peters (Eddie Quillan) to New York. Introduced at a night club by bandleader Ted Weems, the trio is a hit. The Greenvale trio begin a theatre tour with their dance, now a national sensation. The craze soon dies out and Johnny stays in New York to try for another chance at fame with a dancer, Nona (Edna Sedgwick), while the other two return to Greenvale. The new act soon flops and Johnny returns to Greenvale and is met by Snookie, Satchel-Lips and the town band, who escort him to a new and lavish service station built with the money earned from "The Baltimore Bubble."

Cast & Crew

Joseph Santley Director
Ken Murray "Nap" Sisler
Johnny Downs Johnny [Bennett]
Kathryn Kane "Snookie" [Saunders]
Eddie Quillan "Chick" ["Satchel Lip" Peters]
Ernest Truex Prof. L. Orlando Beebee
Nana Bryant Hyacinth [Beebee]
Esther Howard Mrs. Fredericks
Herbert Heywood Mr. Beagle
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1938 Production Date:  none available
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Universal Pictures Co.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Universal Pictures Co.
Duration(mins):  63 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  8    

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