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Blondie's Lucky Day (1946)

Approved | | Comedy | 4 April 1946 (USA)
Dagwood takes over the office in Dithers's absence and hires former WAC Mary Jane. Dagwood and the WAC become unemployed, the Bumsteads start their own business, and Dagwood gets his old job back.

Director:

Abby Berlin

Writers:

Connie Lee (original screenplay), Chic Young (based upon the comic strip "Blondie" created by)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Penny Singleton ... Blondie
Arthur Lake ... Dagwood
Larry Simms ... Alexander
Marjorie Ann Mutchie Marjorie Ann Mutchie ... Cookie (as Marjorie Kent)
Daisy ... Daisy
Bob Haymes Bob Haymes ... Jonathan Butler Jr. (as Robert Stanton)
Angelyn Orr Angelyn Orr ... Sgt. Betty Jane McDermott
Jonathan Hale ... J.C. Dithers
Frank Jenks ... Mailman
Paul Harvey ... Jonathan Butler, Sr.
Charles Arnt ... Mayor Richard Denby
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Shirley Mills ... Grace Perkins (scenes deleted)
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Storyline

Dagwood takes over the office in Dithers's absence and hires former WAC Mary Jane. Dagwood and the WAC become unemployed, the Bumsteads start their own business, and Dagwood gets his old job back.

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The Bumsteads go into business...monkey business! (Lobby card).

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 April 1946 (USA) 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 seventeenth of twenty-eight Blondie movies starring Penny Singleton as Blondie Bumstead and Arthur Lake as Dagwood Bumstead. See more »

Connections

Followed by Beware of Blondie (1950) See more »

Soundtracks

Cheated Honeymoon
(uncredited)
Music by Friedrich Hollaender
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Bumstead Construction
10 January 2016 | by bkoganbingSee all my reviews

Things got a bit too silly in Blondie's Lucky Day. Usually she's the sensible one. But in this case she's the one who gets Dagwood fired once again from the J.C. Dithers Construction Company. All in a good cause mind you, the cause of the advancement of women in the work place.

You'd think Jonathan Hale would learn not to leave Arthur Lake in charge. Lake feeling a little social pressure to hire returning veterans hires shapely and beautiful former WAC Angelyn Orr who has a degree in architecture.

Penny Singleton who is usually quite jealous about other females near her man welcomes Orr into the Bumstead home and takes up her cause. Because when Hale returns home and finds a woman doing 'man's work Blondie manages to get Dagwood fired as well as Orr. Usually Dagwood manages that on his own.

Dagwood also forms the Bumstead Construction company with Orr and looks to snare client Paul Harvey from the grasp of J.C. Dithers. How it all works out is for you to see the film for. But let's say Dagwood learns there's a lot more to business than just being good at your work.

Fans of the series should be pleased.


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