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 »
Dagwood wants to join the trout club and Blondie wants a fur coat. Jealousy reigns when Dag's old girlfriend Joan shows up, but nothing else matters when a drawing at the movie theatre provides money for the coat.
Dagwood decides to go to college. Blondie goes along with him, keeping their marriage a secret. They send Baby Dumpling off to military school where he becomes top sergeant. Blondie is ... See full summary »
Dagwood gets in trouble with bookies and winds up in jail. Bank manager Samuel Breckinridge comes to his rescue to thank Dagwood for getting compulsive gambler Mrs. Breckinridge out of the casino just before the police raid.
Blondie's Hero was the penultimate entry in the series
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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