Blondie's Big Moment

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"The hilarious Bumstead clan hits a new high in madcap comedy."
  • Approved
  • 1947
  • 1 hr 12 min
  • 6.4  (203)

Blondie's Big Moment is a delightful comedy film from 1947 that follows the daily life of a happy American family. The movie stars Penny Singleton as Blondie Bumstead, Arthur Lake as her husband Dagwood, and Larry Simms as their son, Baby Dumpling. The story revolves around Dagwood's promotion at work. He is now the vice-president of J.C. Dithers' company, and his new position comes with a lot of responsibility. But Dagwood is not used to being a boss, and he's afraid he'll mess up. Meanwhile, Blondie is trying to organize a special musical event to raise money for a school.

To complicate matters, the family's neighbor, Herb Woodley (played by Jerome Cowan), is a talented singer who agrees to perform at the charity event. However, Herb has attracted the attention of a shady agent (Lloyd Corrigan), who tries to sign him to a contract. Herb finds himself torn between his desire for fame and his loyalty to the Bumsteads.

As Dagwood tries to balance his new job and family responsibilities, he keeps getting into trouble. His clumsy nature causes a series of misunderstandings that threaten to ruin the charity event. But Blondie is always there to help him out, and together they manage to keep things under control.

Blondie's Big Moment is a heartwarming and funny movie that captures the spirit of American family life in the post-war era. The film is full of witty dialogue, slapstick humor, and memorable characters. Penny Singleton gives a charming and energetic performance as Blondie, a devoted wife and mother who is always willing to lend a hand. Arthur Lake is equally charming as Dagwood, a lovable goofball who is constantly getting into trouble. Larry Simms is adorable as Baby Dumpling, the Bumsteads' precocious son who has a knack for causing chaos.

The supporting cast is also excellent, with standout performances from Jerome Cowan as the conflicted neighbor, and Lloyd Corrigan as the villainous agent. The musical numbers are a highlight of the film, with Herb Woodley's performances stealing the show.

Overall, Blondie's Big Moment is a delightful and entertaining film that will leave you with a smile on your face. It's a classic example of the golden age of Hollywood, full of innocent charm and old-fashioned values. If you're a fan of vintage comedies, this movie is definitely worth watching.

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    1 hr 12 min
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    6.4  (203)