Swing High, Swing Low
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Swing High, Swing Low
Swing High Swing Low is a new coat of paint on the old stage play Burlesque, first filmed in 1929 as The Dance of Life. Ex-serviceman Skid Johnson (Fred MacMurray) rises to the uppermost rungs of show business as a bandleader. As his fame swells, so does his head, and he becomes impossibly arrogant, forgetting the friends who helped him get to the top -- not to mention his ever-faithful sweetheart, band vocalist Maggie King (Carole Lombard). Consuming great quantities of booze, Skid hits the skids, ending up a skid-row derelict (there seems to be a pattern here). The ultimate humiliation comes… More

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"Beautifully affecting"
‑ Fernando F. Croce, CinePassion
"Any film that has Franklin Pangborn, no matter how little screen time, should have been able to swing more high than low."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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