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Blondie Takes a Vacation (1939)

Passed | | Adventure, Comedy | 20 July 1939 (USA)
Blondie and Dagwood are in charge of operations at a mountain motel. The elderly owners of the establishment are in danger of losing their life savings. Among other things, arson threatens.

Director:

Frank R. Strayer

Writers:

Richard Flournoy (screenplay), Karen DeWolf (story) (as Karen De Wolf) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Penny Singleton ... Blondie Bumstead
Arthur Lake ... Dagwood Bumstead
Larry Simms ... Baby Dumpling Bumstead
Daisy ... Daisy
Danny Mummert ... Alvin Fuddle
Donald Meek ... Jonathan N. Gillis
Donald MacBride ... Harvey Morton (as Donald Mac Bride)
Thomas W. Ross ... Matthew Dickerson
Elizabeth Dunne Elizabeth Dunne ... Mrs. Emily Dickerson
Robert Wilcox ... John Larkin
Harlan Briggs ... Mr. Holden
Irving Bacon ... Mailman
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Storyline

The Bumsteads are heading to the mountains for a summer vacation. Departing the train they learn that the gent they had trouble with on the trip, and they seek out another hotel. The one they find is owned by an elderly couple and is on the verge of bankruptcy. The Bumsteads decide to help save the old Mom-and-Pop homestead for Mom and Pop. It doesn't take long for them to begin wondering whether Dagwood is for them or against them. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Genres:

Adventure | Comedy

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 July 1939 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

As Férias de Blondie See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Columbia Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (original US 16 mm television syndication prints)

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The third of twenty-eight Blondie movies, all starring Penny Singleton as Blondie Bumstead and Arthur Lake as Dagwood Bumstead released by Columbia Pictures from 1938 to 1950. See more »

Connections

Followed by Blondie Goes to College (1942) See more »

Soundtracks

Lullaby
(uncredited)
Music by Johannes Brahms
Arranged by Joseph Nussbaum and Ben Oakland
Played as part of the score when Larry Simms is discovered asleep
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Baby Dumpling gets caught inside a hotel on fire.
19 December 2002 | by james362001See all my reviews

This film, third in the Blondie series, takes a refreshing change of pace. The Bumsteads finally get to take a two-week vacation. The vacation isn't exactly trouble-free though. There is much concern for Baby Dumpling. This film takes a dramatic turn when Baby Dumpling gets caught inside a hotel on fire. The next film in the series is BLONDIE BRINGS UP BABY.


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