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Blondie on a Budget (1940)

Approved | | Comedy | 29 February 1940 (USA)
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Dagwood wants to join the trout club and Blondie wants a fur coat. Jealousy reigns when Dag's old girlfriend Joan shows up, but nothing else matters when a drawing at the movie theatre provides money for the coat.

Director:

Frank R. Strayer

Writers:

Richard Flournoy (screenplay), Charles M. Brown (story) (as Charles Molyneux Brown) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Penny Singleton ... Blondie Bumstead
Arthur Lake ... Dagwood Bumstead
Larry Simms ... Baby Dumpling Bumstead
Daisy ... Daisy
Rita Hayworth ... Joan Forrester
Danny Mummert ... Alvin Fuddle
Don Beddoe ... Marvin Williams
John Qualen ... Mr. Ed Fuddle
Fay Helm ... Mrs. Fuddle
Irving Bacon ... Mailman
Thurston Hall ... Brice
William Brisbane ... Theatre Manager
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Storyline

Dagwood wants to join the trout club and Blondie wants a fur coat. Jealousy reigns when Dag's old girlfriend Joan shows up, but nothing else matters when a drawing at the movie theatre provides money for the coat.

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Balance your fun budget.

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 February 1940 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Blondie redder Pelsen See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Columbia Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Joan's car is a 1938 Packard Eight convertible coupe. See more »

Goofs

Dagwood berates Daisy for being a female, but when Daisy later jumps up on a chair, the dog is clearly shown to be a male. See more »

Connections

Followed by Blondie Goes to College (1942) See more »

Soundtracks

One Night of Love
(uncredited)
Music by Victor Schertzinger
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This relatively simple story keeps one interested by incorporating witty dialog with slap stick comedy, a true film of its time
24 March 1999 | by nealpatSee all my reviews

One of the better Blondie movies, Blondie on a Budget gives one a feeling of nostalgia by being very indicative of its time. The relatively simple story keeps one interested by incorporating stupidly witty dialog with slap stick comedy, truly a great film.


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