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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 Maggie and his career.

  1. Mitchell Leisen

    Director

  2. Oscar Hammerstein II

    Screenplay

  3. Virginia Van Upp

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Carole Lombard

    Carole Lombard

    Maggie King

  2. Fred MacMurray

    Fred MacMurray

    Skid Johnson

  3. Charles Butterworth

    Charles Butterworth

    Harry

  4. Jean Dixon

    Jean Dixon

    Ella

  5. Dorothy Lamour

    Dorothy Lamour

    Anita Alvarez

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Swing High, Swing Low
Swing High, Swing Low

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Status Released

Release Information

  • March 12, 1937
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 32m

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