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Bulldog Drummond Escapes (1937)

Approved  |   |  Adventure, Mystery, Thriller  |  22 January 1937 (USA)
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Captain Drummond becomes a prisoner when he intents to protect a beautiful heiress of an espionage organization.

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(as James Hogan)

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(screenplay) (as Edward T. Lowe) , (play) (as H.C. 'Sapper' McNeile) , 1 more credit »
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Guy Standing ...
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E.E. Clive ...
Walter Kingsford ...
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P.J. Kelly ...
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Charles McNaughton ...
Constable Higgins
Clyde Cook ...
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Frank Elliott ...
Bailey
David Clyde ...
Gower
Doris Lloyd ...
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Storyline

Captain High 'Bulldog' Drummond has just returned to England. As he is driving home in the dark, a young woman jumps out in front of his car. He misses her, but she falls to the ground. As he tries to revive her, he hears a shout for help, then gunshots. As he goes to investigate, the woman drives away with Drummond's car. He is soon able to trace her to nearby Greystone Manor, and when he goes there to meet her, she urges him to help her get out of a desperate situation. Written by Snow Leopard

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Bulldog Drummond Saves a Lady  »

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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 »

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Quotes

Phyllis Clavering: [suppresses a sneeze] Dust.
Capt. Hugh 'Bulldog' Drummond: Dust of the ages, my dear, alive with the romantic past of these ancient walls.
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Great fun as a Post WWI mystery: good acting, script and period commentary
4 January 2004 | by (Virginia, USA) – See all my reviews

The basic review is spot on. This is a fun movie. Neither deep nor meaningful, but it is a good romp in a Post WWI England. Enjoyed it with my family. Three generations of my family stuck with it until the end, and all enjoyed it. The cinematography, with fog and lighting adds nicely to the suspense. It is a great look, though typically romanticized or glossy, at the morays and social structure of post WWI British society. Although totally predictable in plot, the dialog and characters made for a fun hour plus at the movies. Not a must in any DVD library, but when on sale, a worthwhile addition as the price of a single ticket.


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