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2360Re: [aloha-donblanding] Mr. Blanding's Builds His Dream House

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  • Gerald Argetsinger
    May 9, 2001
      Not to be picky, but the actual title is "Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House"

      Jerry

      JoAnna Blanding-Koskinen wrote:

      > Hi,
      >
      > I'm not sure if you guys are aware of this, but the title you're
      > referring to is not, "Mr. Blanding's Dream House." The correct title is,
      > "Mr. Blandings Dream House."
      >
      > A very easy mistake to make.>;^)
      >
      > JoAnna Blanding-Koskinen
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: <keith2draw@...>
      > To: <aloha-donblanding@yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Tuesday, May 08, 2001 2:52 PM
      > Subject: [aloha-donblanding] Mr. Blanding's Builds His Dream House
      >
      > > Unfortunately, the movie with Cary Grant had nothing to do with Don
      > > Blanding.
      > >
      > > However, there is a remote connection which I find quite interesting.
      > > According to Allen Sawtelle (Ed's grandson), Blanding told Allen that
      > > when he heard of the title 'Mr. Blanding Builds His Dream House,' he
      > > was livid, as he felt it was an obvious reference to Vagabond's House.
      > >
      > > Allen tells me Don sued the motion picture company...and won! I don't
      > > know any other details...and it may not even be true (could be Don
      > > was pulling young Allen's leg)...but if it is true, it'd make an
      > > interesting chapter in the ol' Blanding Bio.
      > >
      > > I suppose the court records could be looked up in L.A., if they do
      > > exist.
      > >
      > > Keith
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
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