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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Did You Know?
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
About 46-47 minutes in, a drawing of the new house in the architect's office is shown. "Blandings" is incorrectly shown with an apostrophe between the "g" and the "s" See more
It just so happened that General... uh... Gates stopped right there at that very house to water his horses.
I don't care if General Grant dropped in for a scotch and soda. You're still getting rooked.
That was a different war!
Opening credits are shown on an architect's blueprints. See more
Remade as The Money Pit
"Home on the Range"
Written by Brewster M. Higley
Sung by Cary Grant
and then Myrna Loy
as they shower See more