Blondie Johnson

Blondie Johnson is a 1933 American pre-Code gangster film produced by Warner Bros. and directed by Ray Enright. It stars Joan Blondell and Chester Morris.[1]

Blondie Johnson
Theatrical poster
Directed byRay Enright
Written byEarl Baldwin
StarringJoan Blondell
Chester Morris
CinematographyTony Gaudio
Edited byGeorge Marks
Distributed byWarner Bros.
Release date
  • February 25, 1933 (1933-02-25)
Running time
67 minutes
CountryUnited States


Set during the Great Depression, Blondie Johnson (Joan Blondell) quits her job after her boss sexually harasses her. She and her sick mother are then evicted from their apartment and are unable to get any government relief funds. After her mother dies, Blondie is determined to become rich. She soon gets involved in a criminal organization and falls in love with Danny, one of its members (Chester Morris). Later she convinces him to take down his boss. Blondie eventually climbs up the criminal ladder, becoming boss to the "little navy" gang before being convicted and sent to prison.


Preservation status


  1. "Blondie Johnson (1933)", catalog, American Film Institute (AFI), Los Angeles, California. Retrieved October 30, 2019.
  2. Catalog of Holdings The American Film Institute Collection and The United Artists Collection at The Library of Congress, (<-book title) p.18 c.1978 the American Film Institute

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