The New Pictures, Apr. 5, 1948

Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (Selznick; RKO Radio), like the original bestseller by FORTUNE Editor Eric Hodgins, is a sort of rich man's Egg and I: a comedy natural for all big city dwellers who have ever tried to get back to the land the easy way. It all starts off with the woes of Adman Jim Blandings (Gary Grant) & wife (Myrna Loy) as they suffer the beginning of an average day in their Manhattan apartment. Even for a $15,000 income-grouper, the Blandings apartment seems rather spacious (you could encamp a platoon...

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