Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House. 1948. USA. Directed by H. C. Potter. Screenplay by Norman Panama, Melvin Frank, based on a novel by Eric Hodgins. With Cary Grant, Myrna Loy, Melvyn Douglas. 35mm. 94 min.
In this screwball classic, Jim and Muriel Blandings ditch their cramped New York City apartment to build a dream home in the Connecticut suburbs. But between construction mishaps, spiraling costs, and finding themselves virtually homeless, their dream starts to look like a nightmare.