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Bulldog Drummond in Africa (1938)

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Drummond, his girlfriend and his butler try to free an high post of Scotland Yard who has been kidnapped.

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Fordine (henchman)
Michael Brooke ...
Baron Nevsky
Matthew Boulton ...
Maj. Grey
Neil Fitzgerald ...
McTurk (British spy)
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Const. Jenkins
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Paul Porcasi ...
Tuxedoed man in hotel room
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On the eve of his wedding Captain Hugh Drummond is off to Morocco when Scotland Yard's Colonel J.A. Nielson is kidnapped by international criminal Richard Lane. With his fiancée Phyllis Clavering, friend 'Algy' Longworth and his trusty valet 'Tenny' Tennyson, Bulldog flies his own plane 1200 miles only to find the local British Consul ordering him home without delay. Drummond isn't an easy man to get rid of however and they soon mount their rescue plan. Written by garykmcd

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TRAILING A TRAITOR on DANGEROUS PATHS THROUGH THE DARK CONTINENT! (original print ad - mostly caps)

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5 August 1938 (USA)  »

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Bulldog Drummond i Afrika  »

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Just another average outing
28 April 2007 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

Drummond stumbles onto a kidnapping and brings his friends to Morocco in search of his missing friend and to put a stop to baddies. Like the last Drummond film I saw starring John Howard, this one is over in less than an hour.

Here we are again. Drummond, as usual, is on his way to marry his fiancée, Algie is coming along for no particularly good reason and Drummond's manservant is along for a few laughs. The usual formula is definitely intact here. And as a result, there are few surprises but it is still campy fun and worth a look for fans of B-movies. I'd say more about the film, but frankly it was so ordinary (like eating toast actually) that I think I am done.

By the way, in a relatively small role is a very young and not yet famous Anthony Quinn.


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