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Blondie Goes Latin (1941)

Approved | | Comedy, Music | 27 February 1941 (USA)
Dagwood disguises himself as a drummer in the ship's conga band to sneak aboard a South American cruise ship. Blondie performs several song-and-dance routines.

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Blondie Bumstead
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Dagwood Bumstead
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Baby Dumpling Bumstead
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Daisy
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Lovey Nelson, the Singer
Danny Mummert ...
Alvin Fuddle
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Mr. J.C. Dithers
Janet Burston ...
Little Girl Singer and Piano Player
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Hal Trent, Orchestra Leader
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Manuel Rodríguez
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Dagwood disguises himself as a drummer in the ship's conga band to sneak aboard a South American cruise ship. Blondie performs several song-and-dance routines.

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Where there's a Bumstead...there's always trouble and fun!

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Aires de conga  »

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

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When Blondie faints, Dagwood picks her up to carry her into her stateroom. The supposedly unconscious character can be seen holding/adjusting the hem of her dress as Dagwood tries to open the door. See more »

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Followed by Blondie's Reward (1948) See more »

Soundtracks

Solteiro e melhor
Music and Lyrics by Ruben Sores and Felisberto Silva
English Lyrics by William Morgan
Played by Kirby Grant and Orchestra with Tito Guízar on guitar
Sung in Spanish by Tito Guízar
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The Bumsteads go on a cruise. Penny Singleton sings!
19 July 2003 | by See all my reviews

This is the 8th film in the series of 28 (1938-1950). Alvin (Danny Mummert) is nice enough to visit the Bumsteads and give flowers to Blondie. h He has a poem to read titled, "The Bumsteads Go To South America". The Bumstead family gets to go on a six-week cruise to South America thanks to Mr. Dithers. Well, a telegram comes for Mr. Dithers. To close a deal at the office, someone must be at the office Tuesday. This is Mr. Dithers health cruise, so that means Dagwood (Arthur Lake) must leave the ship to be at the office. After all Mr. Dithers is Dagwood's boss. But Dithers insists on Blondie (Penny Singleton), Baby Dumpling (Larry Simms) and Daisy too to stay on the ship with him with his compliments. Dagwood says a tearful goodbye. Well, as you will see, Dagwood doesn't quite make it ashore. He is still on the boat and trying to hide from Mr. Dithers. Baby Dumpling meets a little girl and they sing a duet. Penny Singleton gets to sing three beautiful songs and dances too. The next film in the series is BLONDIE IN SOCIETY.


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