Blandings Builds His Dream House is a 1948 American comedy film directed by H. C. Potter and starring Cary Grant, Myrna Loy, and Melvyn Douglas. The film was written and produced by the team of Melvin Frank and Norman Panama, and was an adaptation of Eric Hodgins' popular 1946 novel, illustrated by Shrek! author William Steig.
Blandings Builds His Dream House (novel). It originally appeared as a short story called "Mr. Blandings Builds His Castle" in the April 1946 issue of Fortune magazine. Within two years the novel had sold 540,000 copies.
2 radio productions starring Cary Grant. Cartoon "The House of Tomorrow". Cary Grant trailer gallery. One of the best postwar comedies, Mr. Blandings builds His Dream House finds Cary Grant and Myrna Loy at their best with Melvyn Douglas perfect as the family lawyer and acerbic narrator of the couples adventures in architecture. Grant and Loy have wonderful chemistry as a New York couple who with their two daughters have outgrown their small city apartment, and it's a delight to see them together weathering every catastrophe that occurs, and in a movie like this they occur regularly.
The Blandings' dream house soon threatens to be the nightmare that undoes them. Hodgins wrote a sequel, Blandings Way, published in 1950.
YOU ARE WATCHING: Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House. Mr. A man and his wife decide they can afford to have a house in the country built to their specifications. It's a lot more trouble than they think. Genres: Comedy, Romance. Actor: Cary Grant, Myrna Loy, Melvyn Douglas, Reginald Denny. Country: USA. Movie: Mr.
Great memorable quotes and script exchanges from the Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House movie on Quotes. The big appeal here are the two leads, Grant and Myrna Loy, who were each in their early 40s and at the peak of their careers.
Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House: Classic Movies on the Radio. Screen Director's Playhouse. This radio dramatization of the classic movie features the original star, Cary Grant. It aired on July 1, 1949. The Screen Director's Playhouse featured adaptations of famous movies and called upon the directors to introduce and highlight their work. The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer: Classic Movies on the Radio.