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Footlight Glamour (1943)

Rich tool manufacturer hires Dagwood for a new plant, but Blondie upsets things when she casts the rich man's daughter in a play.

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Rich tool manufacturer hires Dagwood for a new plant, but Blondie upsets things when she casts the rich man's daughter in a play.

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30 September 1943 (USA)  »

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| (original US 16 mm television syndication prints)

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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This would be the last film in the "Blondie" series for producer/director Frank R. Strayer. His uncredited assistant director, Abby Berlin, would take over as the director with the next entry. See more »

Quotes

[Dagwood is on stage when a dove flies out of his rented costume]
Alexander: Where did that come from?
Alvin: I don't know. But, someone was sure to give him the bird.
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Follows Blondie for Victory (1942) See more »

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Martha: Overture
(uncredited)
Music by Friedrich von Flotow
Arranged by John Leipold
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Blondie gets into the theatre and Dagwood's in trouble
14 October 2000 | by (Pasadena, CA) – See all my reviews

This is a pretty good Blondie in the series - it combines life in the Depression era, comedy, and a rare appearance of Mrs. Dithers.

Mr. Dithers has a friend whose daughter is "obsessed" with being in the theatre. Naturally, he volunteers Dagwood to take care of her while he and his friend conduct business. The Bumsteads get involved in her schemes to bring the theatre to their town. Among those involved in her production for the USO is Mr. Crum, and Mrs. Dithers. This is funny and gets you into the theatre production literally.


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