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Bulldog Drummond Comes Back (1937)

Approved  |   |  Adventure, Mystery, Thriller  |  24 September 1937 (USA)
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The girlfriend of Captain Drummond has been kidnapped by an enemy of Drummond who seeks revenge. But Drummond and his friend Colonel Nielsen at once follow his trail...

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The girlfriend of Captain Drummond has been kidnapped by an enemy of Drummond who seeks revenge. But Drummond and his friend Colonel Nielsen at once follow his trail... Written by Volker Boehm

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Bulldog Drummond - Die Rache der schwarzen Witwe  »

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This is one of 8 Bulldog Drummond adventures produced by Paramount in the late 1930s, and sold to Congress Films (II) in mid-1954 for re-release; Congress redesigned the opening and closing credits, in order to eliminate all evidence of Paramount's ownership, going so far as to even alter the copyright claimant statements on the title cards; Congress, in turn, sold the films to Governor Films for television syndication. Along the way, Paramount, having disowned the films, never bothered to renew the copyrights, and they fell into public domain, with the result that inferior VHS and DVD copies have been in distribution for many years, from a variety of sub-distributors who specialize in public domain material. See more »

Quotes

Bulldog Drummond: [eyeing suspicious pub patron] If that fellow tries to follow us, dot him one.
Tenny: I shall bash him on the bazooka, sir.
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John Barrymore gets top billing for playing supporting character Colonel Neilson. John Howard, who plays Bulldog Drummond, is listed second. See more »

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Bulldog Drummond's John Howard
11 June 2015 | by (Earth) – See all my reviews

British adventurer John Howard (as Hugh "Bulldog" Drummond) is ready to marry girlfriend Louise Campbell (as Phyllis Clavering), but she is kidnapped. That's very typical in the "Bulldog Drummond" movie series. The abductors, who have a personal connection to Drummond, are in a playful mood. They keep Ms. Campbell alive and send Drummond clues regarding her whereabouts. The clues are received on typewritten notes and heard on gramophone record albums. Most notably joining in the "find Phyllis" game is master-of-disguise detective John Barrymore (as Colonel Nielson). This was the first of three supporting appearances by Mr. Barrymore in the Drummond series. "Bulldog Drummond Comes Back" was the first of seven appearance by Mr. Howard in the leading role. In an unpropitious start, he gets a fine supporting cast. The title refers to Drummond coming back to England, from America.

***** Bulldog Drummond Comes Back (1937-09-03) Louis King ~ John Howard, John Barrymore, Reginald Denny, E.E. Clive


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