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.
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 »
Dagwood and Blondie have each written checks for charity unaware the other has done so. To cover the amounts they enter a song-writing contest. Meanwhile Mr. Dithers wants Dagwood to soften... See full summary »
The Bumstead family is all set to take a long-awaited vacation, but office trickery, counterfeiters, a petty thief, the loss of their suitcases and other complications, including Daisy getting impounded, keep delaying them. But Blondie takes charge and they wind up with an extra week of vacation time. Written by
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Blondie's Secret was the first in the series directed by Edward Bernds
This is the twenty-fourth in the Blondie movie series. The Bumsteads are ready for their vacation but because a client of Mr. Radcliffe wants only Dagwood to correct some errors in some building plans, Blondie reluctantly agrees to a one-day delay despite Dagwood's boss having done that three times already! Then this client wants some more corrections and now Radcliffe has to find a way to delay yet again without upsetting Blondie. His toady, Ollie Merton (Jack Rice), has some ideas...Being the first of the series directed by Edward Bernds, this one has plenty of good laughs as well as a plot that for once doesn't have Dag getting fired, asking for a raise, or Blondie getting jealous of other females around her hubby. (Though if she knew what Dag was dreaming about, she wouldn't like it!) I should note that Alvin Fuddle, as played by Danny Mummert, sounds like the native Texan Mummert really was in this one. Oh, and there's a subplot involving a counterfeiting ring. So on that note, Blondie's Secret is another worthy one in the series. P.S. While Eddie Acuff's postman was addressed as Mr. Johnson in the last one, here he's Mr. Beasley which was the name used in the actual comic strip created by Chic Young as well as the name for the previous regular mailman, Irving Bacon, in the very first Blondie movie 10 years earlier!
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