Blondie Meets the Boss

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  • NR
  • 1939
  • 1 hr 12 min
  • 6.7  (398)

Blondie Meets the Boss is a comedic film from 1939, directed by Frank R. Strayer, and starring Penny Singleton as the titular character Blondie. The film is the second in the Blondie series and follows the everyday misadventures of the Bumstead family. The family is made up of Blondie, her husband Dagwood (Arthur Lake), and their son Alexander (Larry Simms).

The film opens with Blondie and Dagwood struggling to make ends meet as Dagwood has recently lost his job. They soon find out that the company Dagwood used to work for is going out of business, but they also learn of a new job opening up at another company. Unfortunately for Dagwood, his father-in-law, Mr. Dithers (Jonathan Hale), is the boss at this new company, and he has a reputation for being difficult and frugal.

Blondie sees an opportunity to help Dagwood land the job, and she starts to devise a plan. She knows that Mr. Dithers is a big fan of cooking, so she decides to use this as a way to get on his good side. She starts to cook up a storm and sends the food to Mr. Dithers' office, hoping to impress him. This plan seems to work, and Mr. Dithers starts to warm up to Dagwood.

Things take a turn for the worse when Dagwood accidentally ruins Mr. Dithers' suit during a lunch meeting. Mr. Dithers is furious and fires Dagwood on the spot. However, Blondie is not one to give up that easily. She enlists the help of her neighbors and friends to put together a plan to get Dagwood his job back. This plan involves Dagwood dressing up as a different person and pretending to be a new employee at Mr. Dithers' company. The plan is a success, and Mr. Dithers is impressed with Dagwood's work.

As the story unfolds, we see the comedic hijinks that ensue as the Bumstead family and their friends try to keep Dagwood's true identity a secret from Mr. Dithers. We also see the Bumstead's family dynamics play out, including Blondie and Dagwood's affectionate relationship and their love for their son Alex.

Blondie Meets the Boss is a lighthearted, feel-good movie that provides a slice of life view of the American middle class in the late 1930s. The film is full of humor and heart and offers a relatable and endearing portrayal of a loving family trying to make ends meet. The characters' struggles and triumphs are entertaining, and the film leaves the viewer with a warm feeling of satisfaction. Overall, Blondie Meets the Boss is a delightful classic that is sure to bring a smile to the face of anyone who watches it.

Blondie Meets the Boss is a 1939 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 12 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.7.

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    6.7  (398)