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Bulldog Drummond's Revenge (1937)

Captain Drummond travels to Switzerland in order to marry his girlfriend but the disappearance of a dangerous cargo of explosives makes him delay his plans.

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(screen play by) (as Edward T. Lowe), (novel) (as H.C. 'Sapper' McNeile)
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Colonel Nielson
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Captain Hugh C. 'Bulldog' Drummond
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Phyllis Clavering
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Algy Longworth
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Tenny
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Gwen Longworth
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Hardcastle
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Mr. Smith
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Nielson's Secretary
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Sumio Kanda
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Cabin Boy (as Bennie Bartlett)
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Captain Drummond travels to Switzerland in order to marry his girlfriend but the disappearance of a dangerous cargo of explosives makes him delay his plans. Written by Volker Boehm

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7 January 1938 (USA)  »

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Bulldog Drummond's Nephew  »

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The train ferry where a lot of this film takes place was a real service of the French National Railway and Britain's Southern Railway. The service began in 1936, was interrupted by World War II, resumed in 1947 and ended in 1980. The trip took 12 hours, leaving Victoria Station in London at 9 p.m. and arriving at the North Station in Paris at 9 a.m. Simultaneous service in the opposite direction left Paris at 9:45 p.m. and arrived in London at 9:10 a.m. See more »

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Follows Bulldog Drummond at Bay (1937) See more »

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Funny, entertaining, quick pace
27 July 2001 | by (Indianapolis, IN) – See all my reviews

This is one of the better entries in the Drummond series. Three of the best entries are from 1937. The real reason they are better may be because of the writer, Edward T. Lowe Jr. He wrote this one as well as 1937's Bulldog Drummond Escapes and Bulldog Drummond Comes Back.

The pace is quick, the dialog good, and there is some very nice physical humor throughout that features reasonable exaggeration without being too farcical. John Barrymore's more restrained performance as Col. Nielsen helps to highlight his bits of physical humor. The supporting cast is in especially fine form.

The plot centers on the theft of a powerful explosive and our hero's efforts to retrieve it and solve the murders associated with the theft. There is nice touch involving a hand and arm.

Lastly, if don't like to see women faint, stay away!


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