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Blondie in Society (1941)

Approved | | Comedy | 17 July 1941 (USA)
Dagwood brings home a pedigreed Great Dane which an important company client wants and which Blondie enters in the big dog show. A highlight of this film is the canine burping display.

Director:

Frank R. Strayer

Writers:

Karen DeWolf (screen play), Eleanore Griffin (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Penny Singleton ... Blondie
Arthur Lake ... Dagwood
Larry Simms ... Baby Dumpling
Daisy ... Daisy
The Robert Mitchell Boy Choir The Robert Mitchell Boy Choir ... (as Robert Mitchell's Boys Choir)
Jonathan Hale ... J.C. Dithers
Danny Mummert ... Alvin Fuddle
William Frawley ... Waldo Pincus
Edgar Kennedy ... Doctor
Chick Chandler ... Cliff Peters
Irving Bacon ... Mailman
Bill Goodwin ... Announcer
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Storyline

Dagwood brings home a pedigreed Great Dane which an important company client wants and which Blondie enters in the big dog show. A highlight of this film is the canine burping display.

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Blondie moves in the best circles...NO WONDER THE BUMSTEADS ARE DIZZY!

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 July 1941 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Blondie na Sociedade See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Columbia Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

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

Goofs

Blondie refers to the Great Dane as being female, but in the next shot, the dog is obviously a male. See more »

Connections

Followed by Beware of Blondie (1950) See more »

Soundtracks

Where, Oh Where Has My Little Dog Gone?
(1864) (uncredited)
Music from the German folk song "Der Deitcher's Dog"
English lyrics by Septimus Winner
Sung by The Robert Mitchell Boy Choir at the dog show
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Dagwood buys a great dane that causes havoc.
30 August 2003 | by james362001See all my reviews

Dagwood (Arthur Lake) comes home to find the police waiting for him. Someone has forged Dagwood's signature on a check. But as it turns out, Dagwood wrote the check him to get paid back. Now you know why they call him Dagwood. Blondie (Penny Singleton) sure is upset. Alvin (Danny Mummert) drops by and lets Blondie know he heard the argument all the way in his house. Baby Dumpling (Larry Simms) and Alvin begin to use slang, much to the disapproval of Blondie. Dagwood buys a show dog that causes havoc in the Bumstead house. This film does not use the early previews, but the theme song is used this time. The mailman in the film hides up in the tree and we all know why. William Frawley plays a dog owner. This role was 10 years before the "I Love Lucy" tv series. This film is a bit unpleasant at times. Too much serious Bumstead arguing and yelling. Bad writing and directing. But you might like this one if you are a dog lover. The next film in the series is BLONDIE GOES TO COLLEGE.


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