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Blondie Goes to College (1942)

Approved | | Comedy | 15 January 1942 (USA)
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 »

Director:

Frank R. Strayer

Writers:

Chic Young (based upon the comic strip created by), Lou Breslow (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Penny Singleton ... Blondie Bumstead, aka Blondie Smith
Arthur Lake ... Dagwood Bumstead
Larry Simms ... Alexander 'Baby Dumpling' Bumstead
Daisy ... Daisy
Janet Blair ... Laura Wadsworth
Jonathan Hale ... J.C. Dithers
Adele Mara ... Babs Connelly
Danny Mummert ... Alvin Fuddle
Larry Parks ... Rusty Bryant
Lloyd Bridges ... Ben Dixon
Andrew Tombes ... J.J 'Snookie' Wadsworth
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Harry C. Bradley ... Professor
Bill Goodwin ... Announcer at Shell Race
Harrison Greene Harrison Greene ... Mailman
J. Anthony Hughes ... Baseball Coach
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Storyline

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 hounded by the campus stud and Dagwood makes the rowing team. It is revealed that a new child is on the way. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Cheer the team that's a scream on the screen! (Title lobby card). See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 January 1942 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Boss Said 'No' 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 tenth of twenty-eight Blondie movies starring Penny Singleton as Blondie Bumstead and Arthur Lake as Dagwood Bumstead. See more »

Quotes

J.C. Dithers: [to Blondie] Dagwood will probably come back from college smart as a whip.
[closes door]
J.C. Dithers: ...but I doubt it.
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Followed by Leave It to Blondie (1945) See more »

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Written by Sammy Cahn and Saul Chaplin
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Blondie & Dagwood decide to go to college.
30 August 2003 | by james362001See all my reviews

This is the 10th film (of 28) in the Blondie film series. The Bumsteads go to the football game. But Baby Dumpling (Larry Simms) is a bit disappointed. The seats are right in the center of the goal posts and he can't see a thing. But Baby does manage to catch the special football. Dagwood (Arthur Lake) decides he wants to go to college for the first time. Later, Blondie (Penny Singleton) wants Dagwood to stop dreaming and not be late for work this morning. Blondie decides to have a talk with Mr. Dithers. Dithers thinks it's a great idea for Dagwood to go to college to get it out of his system. He thinks Blondie should go too. But Blondie has another idea. She's going to have another baby. Dagwood doesn't know yet. Lloyd Bridges plays a college student. Sid Melton plays "Mouse". Notice the scene when Dagwood tells Mrs. Dill that he dreamed he was a baby, and then he yawns. Notice Larry Simms laughing abit at Arthur. The next film in the series is BLONDIE'S BLESSED EVENT.


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