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Blondie Takes a Vacation

Blondie Takes a Vacation is a 1939 American black-and-white comedy film directed by Frank R. Strayer. The film is based on Chic Young's comic strip of the same name.

Blondie Takes a Vacation
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Newspaper advertisement for Blondie Takes a Vacation (1939) and Television Spy (1939)
Directed by Frank R. Strayer
Produced by Robert Sparks
Written by Richard Flournoy (screenplay)
Chic Young (comic strips)
Story by Karen DeWolf
Robert Chapin
Starring Penny Singleton
Arthur Lake
Larry Simms
Music by M. W. Stoloff
Cinematography Henry Freulich
Edited by Viola Lawrence
Distributed by Columbia Pictures
Release date
  • July 20, 1939 (1939-07-20) (USA)
Running time
69 minutes
Country United States
Language English

This was the third of 28 films based on the comic strip; Columbia Pictures produced them from 1938 to 1943.





Production for the film took place in May 1939 to June 1939[1]


  1. ^ Blottner, Gene (2011). Columbia Pictures Movie Series, 1926-1955: The Harry Cohn Years. McFarland Publishing. pp. 20–21. ISBN 978-0786433537. Retrieved 2013-05-11.

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