Swing Shift

  • 1984
  • Movie
  • PG
  • Drama, War

This latter-day look at "Rosie the Riveter" stars Goldie Hawn as Kay Walsh, whose husband, Jack (Ed Harris), is sent off to fight in WWII. Kay goes to work at an aircraft factory where she meets Lucky (Kurt Russell), whose heart problem has kept him out of uniform. They begin an affair, and Kay also develops a close friendship with her "loose" (i.e., emancipated)...read more

Swing Shift - Official Trailer
01:25 — A film about World War II that examines what happened to the men and women in the factories making weapons rather than following the troops.
(Movie Clip) Dec. 6, 1941
Coming out of the credits and Carly Simon s vocal on the theme song, we meet Goldie Hawn as Californian Kay, Ed Harris her husband Jack, Christine La (more…)
(Movie Clip) Women War Workers
Director Jonathan Demme uses a short-subject to introduce Kay (Goldie Hawn) to the idea of taking a job now that her husband s gone to war, meeting h (more…)

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  • Released: 1984
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: This latter-day look at "Rosie the Riveter" stars Goldie Hawn as Kay Walsh, whose husband, Jack (Ed Harris), is sent off to fight in WWII. Kay goes to work at an aircraft factory where she meets Lucky (Kurt Russell), whose heart problem has kept him out of… (more)

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