Swing High, Swing Low

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Swing High, Swing Low ★★½ 1937

A trumpet player fights the bottle and the dice to become a hit in the jazz world and marry the woman he loves. Solid drama. From the stage play “Burlesque.” Made first as “The Dance of Life,” then as “When My Baby Smiles At Me.” 95m/B VHS, DVD . Carole Lombard, Fred MacMurray, Charles Butterworth, Dorothy Lamour; D: Mitchell Leisen.