Film, Comedy
First in the series based on Chic Young's comic strip about the bumbling Dagwood Bumstead and his dizzy blonde wife (who wore the pants, but pretended not to). Popular at the time, brightly and breezily done, it ran to twenty-seven sequels ending in 1950, during which time Baby Dumpling (played throughout by Simms) grew up to become the adolescent Alexander. A prototype of the average TV sitcom today.

By: TM

Release details

Duration: 69 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Frank Strayer
Screenwriter: Richard Flournoy
Cast: Penny Singleton
Arthur Lake
Gene Lockhart
Ann Doran
Larry Simms
Jonathan Hale
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