An American in London stumbles on a criminal ring.

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Cast

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Helen Mack ...
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Jim Steele
John Miljan ...
Regan, gang leader
Beryl Mercer ...
Elsie, the maid
Tyrell Davis ...
Gerald Fairfax
Henry Stephenson ...
Maj. Archer Thorne
Laura Hope Crews ...
Lady Rockingham
Frederick Sullivan ...
The General
Desmond Roberts ...
Harvey, a thug
Charles Irwin ...
Bill, a thug
Forrester Harvey ...
Coffee Wagon Proprietor
Marjorie Gateson ...
Mrs. Grace Thorne
John Warburton ...
Reggie
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Robert Armstrong plays Richard Bruce, an American in fog bound London who stumbles into the midst of international intrigue, with Helen Mack as Rose Thorne, an innocent dupe. Together they try to unravel the mystery, enlisting the aid of a cat burglar named Holmes (Roland Young), who they bump into along the way. Written by Anonymous

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18 August 1933 (USA)  »

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Fog Bound  »

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(RCA Photophone System)

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1.37 : 1
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Upon finding out that the burglar's name is Holmes, Richard jokes that he and Rose are a "couple of Dr. Watsons." Roland Young, who plays the burglar, had previously played Dr. Watson in Sherlock Holmes (1922). See more »

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[first lines]
Richard Bruce: Oh, hello.
Elsie, the maid: Good evening, Sir. The valet's ill, so I'll be taking over.
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My Imaginary Sweetheart
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Music by Harry Akst
Lyrics by Edward Eliscu
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Creaky but amiable effort

Never quite imagined Robert Armstrong as the romantic male lead -- he's best as Carl Denham in KING KONG. This is from KONG's director, Ernest Schoesdack, but is not nearly as memorable. Some rather talky scenes seem static and dull. Some of the 'cute' bits have dated very badly. But there's one good plot twist in it. And it's always good to see Ralph Bellamy at work. The cast works hard and makes it passable. So I'd say it's a minor work but worth seeing for the cast. Schoesdack has done better. On a smaller palette, he doesn't quite know what to do. The foggy exteriors of "London" (all a backlot) look pretty good. But the villains are overcome rather tamely.


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