Swing high, swing low

Swing high, swing low


Original title: Swing high, swing low
Production: Paramount Pictures
Country: United States
Director: Mitchell Leisen
Script: Virginia Van Upp; Oscar Hammerstein II
Photography: Ted Tetzlaff
Music: Phil Boutelje; Victor Young; Ralph Rainger
Cast: Carole Lombard; Fred MacMurray; Dorothy Lamour; Anthony Quinn; Charles Butterworth; Jean Dixon; Harvey Stephens; Cecil Cunningham
Year: 1937
Duration: 92
Genre: Musical
Color: BW
Original language: English
Languages available: Spanish
Subtitles: No
Keywords: Romance, drama

Synopsis:

 In Panama, Maggie King meets soldier Skid Johnson on his last day in the army and reluctantly agrees to a date to celebrate. The two become involved in a nightclub brawl which causes Maggie to miss her ship back to the States. Now stranded, she's forced to move in with Skid and his pal Harry. She soon falls in love with Skid. Skid gets a job playing the trumpet at a local club and becomes a big success. Fame and fortune go to his head which eventually destroys his relationship with Maggie and his career.

Based on the play Burlesque, by George Manker Watters and Arthur Hopkins.

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