Footlight Glamour

Footlight Glamour is a 1943 black-and-white film and the 14th of the 28 Blondie films. It is one of only two movies in the series that did not feature "Blondie" in the title (the other, It's a Great Life, was released earlier that year). The last film in the "Blondie" series for:

  • Frank R. Strayer, producer/director.
  • Irving Bacon as the Bumsteads' hapless mailman, who would be replaced by Eddie Acuff.[1]
Footlight Glamour
Directed byFrank R. Strayer
Produced byFrank R. Strayer
Written byKaren DeWolf
Connie Lee
Based onBlondie
1930 comic strip
by Chic Young
StarringPenny Singleton
Arthur Lake
Larry Simms
Music byJohn Leipold
CinematographyPhilip Tannura
Edited byRichard Fantl
Distributed byColumbia Pictures
Release date
September 30, 1943
Running time
68 minutes
CountryUnited States

Eerily, Arthur Lake looked almost exactly like the way Dagwood Bumstead was drawn in the 1930s and 1940s comic strip, which looks practically nothing like the version from the later 1950s going forward.

Plot summary



  1. "Footlight Glamour (1943)". Retrieved 12 February 2019.
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