The Next Reel • Season 11 • Series: Black-and-White Cinematography of James Wong Howe / Cary Grant • Member Bonus Episode • Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House

Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House • Member Bonus

It’s our January member bonus episode! We’re talking about H.C. Potter’s 1948 film ‘Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House,’ which fills in a gap in both our Cary Grant and our Black and White Cinematography of James Wong Howe series. Check it out!

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“It’s like a fine painting. You buy it with your heart, not your head.”

It’s January 2022 and it’s time for our monthly member bonus episode. This month, we’re looking at H.C. Potter’s 1948 film Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House. It fits in nicely in both our Black-and-White Cinematography of James Wong Howe series as well as our Cary Grant series. Join us – Pete Wright and Andy Nelson – as we add to both of these series Potter’s film.

What do we think of Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House?

It’s an interesting film that does feel a bit dated. It might say —Hold on there! This is only available for members as it’s our January Member Bonus Episode. Why not become a member so you can listen to it? We’d love it if you became a member to support our show, but you’d love it because of everything you get. We have monthly member bonus episodes like this that only members can access. You also get monthly Flickchart re-ranking episodes, access to members-only Discord channels, and early releases for every episode. We have a special episode we release at the end of each series called Retake during which we break down our overall thoughts of the entire season. Plus, you get to vote on the movies we discuss in our members only episodes! What can we say? It pays to be a member. Learn more about supporting The Next Reel film podcast through your own membership — visit TruStory FM. Join the conversation with movie lovers from around the world on The Next Reel’s Discord channel!

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