Mr. Blandings builds his dream house / a Selznick release ; [presented by] Dore Schary ; an RKO Radio production ; produced and written for the screen by Norman Panama and Melvin Frank ; directed by H.C. Potter.Material type: FilmLanguage: English Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video : Turner Entertainment Co., Edition: Standard versionDescription: 1 videodisc (94 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 inContent type: two-dimensional moving image Media type: video Carrier type: videodiscISBN: 0790765322; 9780790765327; 0790794659; 9780790794655Subject(s): Homeowners -- Drama | Families -- Drama | Dwellings -- Maintenance and repair -- Drama | Buildings -- Repair and reconstruction -- Drama | Buildings -- Repair and reconstruction | Dwellings -- Maintenance and repair | Families | HomeownersGenre/Form: Feature films. | Comedy films. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired. | Film adaptations. | Fiction films. | Feature films. | Drama. | Comedy films. | Films for the hearing impaired. | Comedy films. | Feature films. | Comedy films. | Feature films. | Film adaptations. | Fiction films. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired. | Films for the hearing impaired.DDC classification: 791.43/72 LOC classification: PN1995.9.C55 | M732 2004Online resources: Credits from Internet Movie Database
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Based on the novel by Eric Hodgins.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1948.
Also issued as part of the Cary Grant the signature collection.
Special features include: "The house of tomorrow" cartoon; audio vault (Oct. 10, 1949 Lux Radio Theater broadcast with Cary Grant and Irene Dunne; June 9, 1950 Screen Directors Playhouse broadcast with Cary Grant and Betsy Drake; Cary Grant trailer gallery.
special feature: House of tomorrow / directed by Tex Avery ; story, Jack Cosgriff, Rich Hogan ; produced by Fred Quimby (ca. 7 min.).
Director of photography, James Wong Howe ; art directors, Albert S. D'Agostino, Carroll Clark ; special effects, Russell A. Cully ; set decorations, Darrell Silvera, Harley Miller ; music by Leigh Harline ; musical director, C. Bakaleinikoff ; film editor, Harry Marker ; sound by Francis M. Sarver, Clem Portman ; gowns by Robert Kalloch ; assistant director, James Lane.
Cary Grant, Myrna Loy, Melvyn Douglas, Reginald Denny, Sharyn Moffett, Connie Marshall, Louise Beavers, Ian Wolfe, Harry Shannon, Tito Vuolo, Nestor Paiva, Jason Robards, Lurene Tuttle, Lex Barker, Emory Parnell.
Cary Grant plays a successful New York advertising executive who wants to escape his current living situation. He decides to design his own dream house in the suburbs and the project turns wrong when the bills never end and the problems never stop.
MPAA rating: Not rated.
DVD; region 1, NTSC; standard full screen presentation preserving the aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition; Dolby Digital mono.; dual-layer format.
Soundtrack in English, with optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles.