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Blondie's Big Deal (1949)

Approved | | Comedy | 10 March 1949 (USA)
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 »

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Penny Singleton ...
Arthur Lake ...
Larry Simms ...
Marjorie Ann Mutchie ...
Cookie Bumstead (as Marjorie Kent)
Jerome Cowan ...
Collette Lyons ...
Wilton Graff ...
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Mr. Forsythe
Mason Alan Dinehart ...
Rollo (as Alan Dinehart III)
Eddie Acuff ...
Jack Rice ...
Chester Clute ...
Mayor A.K. Ramsey
George Lloyd ...
Fire Chief
Alyn Lockwood ...
Mary, Radcliffe's Secretary
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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 house with it and disgraced when the house burns down. Blondie discovers the culprits and saves the day. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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The twenty-fifth of twenty-eight Blondie movies starring Penny Singleton as Blondie Bumstead and Arthur Lake as Dagwood Bumstead. See more »

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Follows Blondie in the Dough (1947) See more »

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Arranged by Mischa Bakaleinikoff
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Blondie's Big Deal was another enjoyable entry in the series
31 July 2015 | by (Baton Rouge, La.) – See all my reviews

This is the twenty-fifth in the Blondie movie series. Dagwood invents a paint that proves to be impervious to flame. When he demonstrates this to Mr. Radcliffe, he's convinced enough to let him use it on his fishing home! But his firm has a rival for the upcoming school building project and this other firm is not very honest in their dealings...You can probably guess what happens from there if you haven't seen this particular entry yet. Blondie herself, as always, finds out a way to straighten things in the end, taking a more active role this time around with help from a smart kid named Rollo (Alan Dinehart III). There's also a funny sequence in a gym between Dag and Rollo. Anyway, this was another pretty good entry in the series. So on that note, I recommend Blondie's Big Deal. P.S. This was second regular postman Eddie Acuff's final appearance in the series. After a few more movies by 1952, he'd basically retire before he passed on December 17, 1956.


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