Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House by Eric Hodgins
The classic tale of leaving the city and building a house in the country, only to find country life isnt so simple. But it is hilarious.
Mr. Blandings, a successful New York advertising executive, and his wife want to escape the confines of their tiny midtown apartment. They design the perfect home in the idyllic country, but soon they are beset by construction troubles, temperamental workmen, skyrocketing bills, threatening lawyers, and difficult neighbors. Mr. Blandings dream house soon threatens to be the nightmare that undoes him.
This internationally bestselling book by Eric Hodgins is illustrated by William Steig and was made into a film starring Cary Grant and Myrna Loy -- and a later film starring Tom Hanks called The Money Pit.
Myrna Loy: Muriel Blandings
Blandings Builds His Dream House," the classic comedy about the nightmares of homeownership, can readily recall favorite scenes. Remember the Blandings's difficulty in digging a well? And no actress has ever described paint colors with as much panache as Miss Loy, when she requests that the kitchen walls be the shade of "unsalted butter. What many of the movie's fans may not realize is that the Blandings's house really exists, still standing in the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains in New Milford. It was the brainchild of Time Inc. When construction began in , Mr.
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