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Blondie in Society (1941)

Approved | | Comedy | 17 July 1941 (USA)
Dagwood brings home a pedigreed Great Dane which an important company client wants and which Blondie enters in the big dog show. A highlight of this film is the canine burping display.

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Frank R. Strayer

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Karen DeWolf (screen play), Eleanore Griffin (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Penny Singleton ... Blondie
Arthur Lake ... Dagwood
Larry Simms ... Baby Dumpling
Daisy ... Daisy
The Robert Mitchell Boy Choir The Robert Mitchell Boy Choir ... (as Robert Mitchell's Boys Choir)
Jonathan Hale ... J.C. Dithers
Danny Mummert ... Alvin Fuddle
William Frawley ... Waldo Pincus
Edgar Kennedy ... Doctor
Chick Chandler ... Cliff Peters
Irving Bacon ... Mailman
Bill Goodwin ... Announcer
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Storyline

Dagwood brings home a pedigreed Great Dane which an important company client wants and which Blondie enters in the big dog show. A highlight of this film is the canine burping display.

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Blondie moves in the best circles...NO WONDER THE BUMSTEADS ARE DIZZY!

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 July 1941 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Blondie na Sociedade See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

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

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Blondie refers to the Great Dane as being female, but in the next shot, the dog is obviously a male. See more »

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Follows Blondie Has Servant Trouble (1940) See more »

Soundtracks

Strauss Medley
(uncredited)
Music by Johann Strauss
Arranged by Joseph Nussbaum and Ben Oakland
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Blondie in Society is another hilarious entry in the series
21 June 2015 | by tavmSee all my reviews

This is the ninth in the Blondie movie series. The Bumsteads acquire another dog, a Great Dane. How, I don't feel like getting into. Let's just say it has to do with Dagwood having to get back 50 dollars and leave it at that. Anyway, this was another hilarious entry in the series especially when a blowhard like Edgar Kennedy shows up as a veterinarian! There's also William Frawley-years before his iconic role as Fred Mertz on "I Love Lucy"-on hand as another potential client for Mr. J.C. Dithers. Also appearing are The Robert Mitchell Boys Choir-a musical chorus who would eventually also appear in the Oscar-winning Going My Way. Yes, Ms. Singleton sings a song with them and yes, they're beautiful when they do. Oh, and among the returning players are Grady Sutton-previously the photo salesman in Blondie Meets the Boss-as the dog kennel sales man here and Charles Lane-the furniture salesman in the first Blondie and the train conductor in Blondie Plays Cupid-playing the washing machine salesman here. Wait till you see what happens to him in this one! So on that note, I very much recommend Blondie in Society. P.S. The announcer of the dog show is Bill Goodwin, who was the announcer of The Bob Hope Show and would also do the same on The George Burns and Gracie Show on both radio and TV.


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