Swing It, Professor

  • 1937
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Comedy, Musical

Delightful comedy in which Tomlin plays a university music professor who refuses to recognize the validity of jazz. His stubbornness causes him to lose his job, leading him to a hobo camp and eventually to a nightclub where Tomlin decides that jazz isn't all that bad. The performance by Tomlin, both acting and singing, is what gives this production its...read more

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Delightful comedy in which Tomlin plays a university music professor who refuses to recognize the validity of jazz. His stubbornness causes him to lose his job, leading him to a hobo camp and eventually to a nightclub where Tomlin decides that jazz isn't all that bad. The performance by

Tomlin, both acting and singing, is what gives this production its light touch. A creative use of the camera in both shot selection and camera placement is a big plus in the development of the plot. Songs include: "I'm Sorta Kinda Glad I Met You," "An Old-Fashioned Melody," and "Richer Than a

Millionaire" (Al Heath, Connie Lee, Buddy LeRoy).

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  • Review: Delightful comedy in which Tomlin plays a university music professor who refuses to recognize the validity of jazz. His stubbornness causes him to lose his job, leading him to a hobo camp and eventually to a nightclub where Tomlin decides that jazz isn't a… (more)

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