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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.

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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!

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17 July 1941 (USA)  »

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Blondie na Sociedade  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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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 Blondie's Big Deal (1949) See more »

Soundtracks

Strauss Medley
(uncredited)
Music by Johann Strauss
Arranged by Joseph Nussbaum and Ben Oakland
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Why is Marmaduke in a Blondie movie?
1 December 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This ended up being my favorite of all the countless Blondie movies. It might be because of something that happens at the very end. Don't worry, it's not a spoiler. What happens is that Mr. Dithers is asked to think of a number between 1 and 10. I myself thought of 7, so did he and the number was correct! I guess that's just the number most people think of first. Anyway, I was quite impressed at how many things were going on in this short movie. Actually, the main reason I was interested was because this was the longest Blondie movie, I believe. Well, not much of a statement at only 76 minutes, but still.

Yes, it certainly feels like episodes of a TV show here. Of course, there's nothing wrong with that in this context. It has the same stuff of Blondie considering to leave Dagwood and Mr. Dithers firing him. Honestly, I think George Jetson had better job security. This film features Dagwood giving money to an old school friend without Blondie's permission. He gets a dog and decides to enter him into a dog show. There's actually a lot more going on. I was quite confused by the title. I don't see what this had to do with Blondie in society. I guess she technically was in it, but it just seemed to generic. ***


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