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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.

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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.

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Balance your fun budget.

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Blondie redder Pelsen  »

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

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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 »

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Followed by Blondie Knows Best (1946) See more »

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Music by Paul Mertz
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Blondie Wants A Mink Coat. Here Comes Rita Hayworth.
20 December 2002 | by (Lancaster, California) – See all my reviews

Dagwood is trying to sweet talk Blondie, who is working seriously on the household budget, into giving him $200. After seeing his father put too much sugar into the coffee, Baby Dumpling spills the beans and tells his mother that Daddy wants the money for the Trout Club. Blondie wanted a new coat. Alvin walks in to offer social comfort, but when he offers to answer the front door, who should it be but Rita Hayworth. Here's where the fun begins. Isn't that taxi driver talented with impersonations? By the way, Baby Dumpling has his first wiggly tooth. The next film in the series is BLONDIE HAS SERVANT TROUBLE.


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