Gangsters need to hire a naive, unquestioning manager for their new hot spot, The Swing Club. They find the perfect pigeon in unemployed music teacher "Professor" Artemis J. Roberts. A rival mob mistakes Artemis for a blood-thirsty Chicago hit-man, and pay him the utmost respect. But when they discover that he is just a musician, they prepare to muscle in and seize control of the popular nightclub.Swing It Professor showcases radio and recording star Pinky Tomlin. As a student at the University ofOklahoma he penned the composition "The Object Of My Affection" for his coed girlfriend, and the tune became a national hit. Tomlin went on to a busy career as a singer, songwriter, bandleader and starred in a handful of modestly budgeted but successfulmotion pictures.