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Blondie Takes a Vacation (1939)

Passed  |   |  Adventure, Comedy  |  20 July 1939 (USA)
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Blondie and Dagwood are in charge of operations at a mountain motel. The elderly owners of the establishment are in danger of losing their life savings. Among other things, arson threatens.

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Penny Singleton ...
Arthur Lake ...
Larry Simms ...
Daisy ...
Danny Mummert ...
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Donald MacBride ...
Harvey Morton (as Donald Mac Bride)
Thomas W. Ross ...
Matthew Dickerson
Elizabeth Dunne ...
Mrs. Emily Dickerson
Robert Wilcox ...
John Larkin
Harlan Briggs ...
Mr. Holden
Irving Bacon ...
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Storyline

The Bumsteads are heading to the mountains for a summer vacation. Departing the train they learn that the gent they had trouble with on the trip, and they seek out another hotel. The one they find is owned by an elderly couple and is on the verge of bankruptcy. The Bumsteads decide to help save the old Mom-and-Pop homestead for Mom and Pop. It doesn't take long for them to begin wondering whether Dagwood is for them or against them. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Adventure | Comedy

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Release Date:

20 July 1939 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

As Férias de Blondie  »

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| (original US 16 mm television syndication prints)

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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The third of twenty-eight Blondie movies starring Penny Singleton as Blondie Bumstead and Arthur Lake as Dagwood Bumstead. See more »

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Follows Blondie (1938) See more »

Soundtracks

Lullaby
(uncredited)
Music by Johannes Brahms
Arranged by Joseph Nussbaum and Ben Oakland
Played as part of the score when Larry Simms is discovered asleep
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Baby Dumpling gets caught inside a hotel on fire.
19 December 2002 | by (Lancaster, California) – See all my reviews

This film, third in the Blondie series, takes a refreshing change of pace. The Bumsteads finally get to take a two-week vacation. The vacation isn't exactly trouble-free though. There is much concern for Baby Dumpling. This film takes a dramatic turn when Baby Dumpling gets caught inside a hotel on fire. The next film in the series is BLONDIE BRINGS UP BABY.


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