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Blondie's Hero (1950)

Approved | | Comedy | 9 March 1950 (USA)
Dagwood accidentally enlists in the Army reserve. Blondie accompanies him to basic training camp.

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Marty Greer
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Alvin Fuddle
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Teddy Infuhr ...
Danny Gateson
Alyn Lockwood ...
Mary Reynolds
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Mae
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Tim Saunders
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Dagwood accidentally enlists in the Army reserve. Blondie accompanies him to basic training camp.

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The twenty-seventh 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 Goes Latin (1941) See more »

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Blondie's Hero was the penultimate entry in the series
2 August 2015 | by See all my reviews

This is the twenty-seventh and penultimate entry in the Blondie series. While Dag's firm is being reorganized, he finds himself enlisted in weekend army basic training. Also, the house is being paid for a final time. When Dagwood makes that payment, someone overhears him and makes a deal to get him rich. What Mr. Bumstead doesn't know is he's a crook...Arthur Lake gets the lion's share of funny scenes whether trying to get someone sleeping next to him to stop snoring or accidentally driving a tank with his wife in tow. Alyn Lockwood, whose role as Mary the receptionist is usually brief in these movies, has an expanded role as someone driving the rest of the family to Dag's army base and briefly getting involved with a soldier. William Frawley makes a third appearance in the series-having previously been in Blondie in Society and Blondie's Anniversary-with the series entry director being different each time. This was also the third time I've seen Iris Adrian in a movie the past several weeks, the previous ones being Million Dollar Kid and The Stork Club. Anyway, Blondie's Hero was another funny enough entry in the series. One more to go...


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