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|Also Known As:||Died:||November 12, 2003|
|Born:||September 15, 1908||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Cast (feature film)
Based on the popular animated television series of the 1960s, the story revolves around George getting a promotion which forces the family to move to another space neighborhood on another planet.
Two presidential hopefuls get caught up in the dirty side of politics.
Mr. Dithers has gone on vacation and left Dagwood to look after the company. Toby tries to take advantage of Dagwood's naivete, but Blondie saves the day.
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 house with it and disgraced when the house burns down. Blondie discovers the culprits and saves the day.
Dagwood falls foul of George M. Radcliffe even before he knows he's the new boss. After he manages to put a big deal in jeopardy he's in real trouble, and Blondie has the bright idea of having Radcliffe round for dinner. Maybe also inviting the feisty new schoolteacher to make up the foursome wasn't so bright though.
When Blondie mistakes a gold watch Dagwood carries home as her anniversary gift, it leads Dagwood into trouble with his boss, a loan shark, and crooked building contractors.
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.
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.
A young newspaperwoman tries to get over the loss of her husband in World War II.
Dagwood and Blondie have each written checks for charity unaware the other has done so. To cover the amounts they enter a song-writing contest. Meanwhile Mr. Dithers wants Dagwood to soften up a female client in order to close a real estate deal.
Blondie organizes Housewives of America to perform homefront wartime duties, including guarding the local dam. Dagwood and the other husbands don't care to be left home doing the cooking and taking care of the kids, so Dagwood pretends to join the Army. Blondie disbands the organization and comes home.
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.
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.
A sheriff''''s girlfriend tries to unearth the identity of a masked bandit chief.
The Bumsteads decide to spend a safe and sane 4th of July at Aunt Hannah's ranch. After missing their station, they hitch a ride with a young couple who are getting ready to elope. The young man, Charlie, sprains his ankle, so Dagwood is enlisted to carry the girl off for him. Dagwood climbs into her father's window by mistake, and just as the old man is about to explode with rage, Baby Dumpling explodes a firecracker which turns out to be a stick of dynamite. As the action reaches its peak, a gusher of oil suddenly springs up in the yard.
Mr. Dithers has a house he can't unload because it is rumored to be haunted. When he lets the Bumsteads move into it, they discover sliding panels and secret passages. The haunting is the work of the butler and his wife who figure the house rightfully belongs to them.
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.
A book salesman (Olin Howlin as Olin Howland) sells Blondie Bumstead (Penny Singleton) a set of books on child training because he has convinced her that Baby Dumplin (Larry Simms) is a child prodigy. Meanwhile, J.C. Dithers (Jonathan Hale), boss of Blondie's husband, Dagwood Bumstead (Arthur Lake), rips Dagwood for altering the plans on an apartment building the construction firm is building for Abner Cartwright (Robert Middlemass) and, to keep his job, Dagwood must get Cartwright to sign off on the changes - the latter refuses in order to escape from an unfavorable contract. Baby Dumpling, the genius, is registered at school and Daisy, accompanying him, is picked up by the dog-catcher on the way back home and taken to the pound. Daisy is adopted by Melinda Mason (Peggy Ann Garner), the crippled daughter of one of the town's wealthiest men. Baby Dumpling looks everywhere and can not find Daisy, and plays hooky from school the next day. Immediately, Blondie and Dagwood suspect kidnapping, and Dagwood learns that Melinda, also missing, was last seen playing with a little boy and a dog. Dagwood promptly heads for the Mason estate, where he is even more promptly arrested as a kidnap suspect.
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.
Dagwood Bumstead (Arthur Lake) quits his job when his long-awaited vacation is postponed. Blondie (Penny Singleton) asks J.C. Dithers (Jonathan Hale) to give Dagwood his job back, and Dithers agrees but on the condition that Blondie take charge of the office while he is in Washington closing a deal. Dagwood, left to tend the house while Blondie goes to work, succumbs to a neighbor's suggestion to go fishing and leaves Baby Dumpling (Larry Simms) in care of Blondie's sister, Dot (Dorothy Moore), in town for a jitterbug contest. While fishing, Dagwood meets two entertainers from the Garden Cafe and when one of them, Francine (Linda Winters), almost overturns the boat, Dagwood grabs to save her, and the "glutch" is photographed. Blondie has the film from Dagwood's camera developed, and Dithers wires her to buy some land owned by the Garden Club proprietor before he learns that it has been approved as the site of the new airport. Enroute, she picks up the developed film. Dagwood has wandered off to play pool, and Dot and her boy friend, Freddie (Joel Dean), take Baby Dumpling with them to the jitterbug contest at the Garden Cafe. Blondie recognizes Francine from the fishing photograph just as Dagwood comes along in pursuit of Baby Dumpling. She smacks him with her purse, then leaves with Baby Dumpling. The cafe owner finds the Dithers telegram realizes the importance of his land. Meanwhile, reeling from the impact of Blondie's blow, wins the jitterbug contest with his wild gyrations.
A trumpeter''''s sure-fire moneymaking scheme backfires.
A wrestling promoter stranded in the South pits his star grappler against a lady blacksmith.
A leading lady falls for a married architect who's invested in her play.
An ambitious secretary uses the men in her life to turn herself into a radio star.
A mobster tries to take over the trucking business.
A nightclub owner and a bandleader compete for the lead singer''''s heart.
A daffy socialite gets her friends mixed up in a murder investigation.
An unemployed architect falls in love with an heiress.
Two wacky Hollywood writers drive their boss crazy while trying to help a pregnant waitress.
A penniless heiress takes a modeling job to get her family back on its feet.
Married sleuths Nick and Nora Charles try to clear Nora''''s cousin of a murder charge.
A shipping clerk bluffs his way into a country club to romance an heiress.
A college football star falls for his mousy French tutor.
A special celebrating animators William Hanna and Joseph Barbera's 50th anniversary. The program features cartoon footage of the team's best-loved characters from the past fifty years, including Yogi Bear, Tom & Jerry and the Flintstones as well as their latest animated creations. Hollywood celebrit
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
After falling in love with a co-ed, a popular basketball star plays for a different college than what his father originally wanted in this musical short. Vitaphone Release 8809-8810.
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