The Blandings live in New York in a tiny apartment. They decide to move to the country and find that buying and building and living in their own home is easier said than done. Written by
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In the movie, a flooded excavation plagues the Blandings and their builders, requiring pumps to empty it. In reality, Eric Hodgins
reported in his interview with LIFE magazine that the movie set excavation leaked so badly that large pumps were required just to keep it filled for shooting. See more
When Betsy cuts the classified ad from the paper, she says "It's just sixteen words" then proceeds to read "Forced to sell farm dwelling original beams barn apple orchard trout stream seclusion superb view will sacrifice". Seventeen words. See more
Ms. Stellwagon has assigned each of us to take a classified ad and write a human-interest theme about it. I found one typical of the disintegration of our present society.
I wasn't aware of the fact that our society *was* disintegrating.
I wouldn't expect you to be, Father. Ms. Stellwagon says that middle class people like us are all too prone to overlook...
Muriel, I know this is asking a lot, but just one morning I would like to sit down and have breakfast without social significance.
Opening credits are shown on an architect's blueprints. See more
Featured in The Fifties
Home on the Range
Written by Brewster M. Higley
Sung by Cary Grant
and then Myrna Loy
as they shower See more