Dagwood gets in trouble with bookies and winds up in jail. Bank manager Samuel Breckinridge comes to his rescue to thank Dagwood for getting compulsive gambler Mrs. Breckinridge out of the casino just before the police raid.
The Bumstead family dog, Daisy, becomes a top dog-model, and receives so much acclaim that she comes to the attention of a gangster's girl friend, who persuades the gang to kidnap Daisy for ransom. Blondie and Dagwood go to Daisy's rescue.
By accident Dagwood discovers a non-flammable paint. Bad guys Dillon and Stack steal it before he can give it to his boss Radcliffe. To show off his invention, Dagwood paints Radcliffe's ... See full summary »
The Bumsteads receive two letters: one announcing a high-school reunion dinner, the other a "course" showing how to pick winners at the race track. Later, when Dagwood calls to tell Blondie he has received a two-dollar-and-fifty-cent weekly raise, friends present at their home to discuss the reunion dinner with Blondie jump to the conclusion that the raise was $250 weekly. and expect the Bumsteads to pay for the dinner. Dagwood gets fired again, and horse-racing, a race-track, touts, bookies and assorted characters also get involved. Written by
Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink>
Blondie! Hey, Blondie! Hey! I'm gonna graduate! I passed! I passed English!
[he and Blondie celebrate wildly]
How'd you do it? With Mirrors?
No. Is that the way you did it?
Smart, aren't you?
Oh, I don't think so. But I'll get by - 'specially if Blondie's with me.
Even Blondie couldn't help you. Don't you know yet, you're the class dimwit, the guy voted most likely to flop? You'll never be able to hold a decent job, let alone get one.
You keep quiet, Paul Madison. You may be the ...
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Blondie's Holiday was another of the funny entries in the series
This is the twentieth in the Blondie movie series. In this one, Dagwood and his boss, Mr. Radcliffe, are to meet a bank president to get him to agree to approve a new building. He also has a 15-year high school reunion dinner to plan with Blondie. Oh, and there's also a subplot concerning gambling...This was another funny entry in the long-running Blondie series with quite a few colorful characters to, in Sheldon Leonard's words in my favorite movie-It's a Wonderful Life, "give the joint atmosphere", if you know what I mean. In this one, Bobby Larson appears one more time as Alexander's friend, Tommy Cooper, substituting for Danny Mummert's Alvin Fuddle. Also, Daisy's offspring Elmer is the scene-stealing pooch this time around. So on that note, Blondie's Holliday is well worth a look for the series' fans. P.S. This was Constance, or Connie, Lee's final script for the series having done writing on them since Blondie's Blessed Event.
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