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Footlight Glamour (1943)

Approved | | Comedy | 30 September 1943 (USA)
Rich tool manufacturer hires Dagwood for a new plant, but Blondie upsets things when she casts the rich man's daughter in a play.

Director:

Frank R. Strayer (as Frank Strayer)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Penny Singleton ... Blondie Bumstead
Arthur Lake ... Dagwood Bumstead
Larry Simms ... Alexander Bumstead
Ann Savage ... Vicki Wheeler
Jonathan Hale ... J.C. Dithers
Irving Bacon ... Mr. Crum
Marjorie Ann Mutchie Marjorie Ann Mutchie ... Cookie Bumstead
Danny Mummert ... Alvin Fuddle
Daisy ... Daisy
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Rich tool manufacturer hires Dagwood for a new plant, but Blondie upsets things when she casts the rich man's daughter in a play.

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Genres:

Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 September 1943 (USA) See more »

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Columbia Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (original US 16 mm television syndication prints)

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The fourteenth of twenty-eight Blondie movies starring Penny Singleton as Blondie Bumstead and Arthur Lake as Dagwood Bumstead. See more »

Quotes

[Dagwood is on stage when a dove flies out of his rented costume]
Alexander: Where did that come from?
Alvin: I don't know. But, someone was sure to give him the bird.
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Connections

Followed by Blondie's Anniversary (1947) See more »

Soundtracks

Martha: Overture
(uncredited)
Music by Friedrich von Flotow
Arranged by John Leipold
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Nothing depressing about this non-depression era "Blondie" entry.
20 April 2002 | by horn-5See all my reviews

A little bit of Arthur Lake (as Dagwood or anybody else) is more than enough, and usually too much, but this entry, set in mid-WW II,ranks as one of the best in the series, especially in the segments involving the stage play, and more so when Jonathan Withers and Thurston Hall stroll across the stage totally unaware a live play is being presented.


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