External SWFs and onResize()

Ok something simple but i’m stumped.

I am developing a full browser Flash site and everything works perfectly except one thing…
I have an empty movie clip that is loading an external SWF. The thing is, the external SWF doesn’t appear until I resize the browser the window as if it where within the onResize() function.

At first I used loadMovie and then I went to MovieClipLoader. Both with the same outcome. The paths have to be correct because the SWF does load when I resize the browser window but I need the SWF to appear even if there is no resize.

In all my years of Flash I have not encountered this. Any help would be greatly appreciated.