The Blandings house, built for the film, does indeed exist, but it's not in Connecticut. It's in Los Angeles and can still be seen today. 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
[reading eviction notice
Hmm! Well, we'll just see about that!
What is it? What's the matter, Jim?
Mr. William Cole, please. Hello, Bill. They can't get away with this! I know my rights as a citizen. Why, this notice from the owner of this building. He wants our apartment. He's ordering us to move in thirty days. Well, that's ridiculous! How can I move into a house that isn't even finished? There are no windows, no plaster, no paint. Now you listen to me: I have no intention of moving in thirty...