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Bulldog Drummond in Africa (1938)

Unrated  |   |  Adventure, Mystery  |  5 August 1938 (USA)
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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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Michael Brooke ...
Baron Nevsky
Matthew Boulton ...
Major Grey
Neil Fitzgerald ...
McTurk
Jean De Briac ...
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Paul Porcasi ...
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Wilhelm von Brincken ...
Dr. Stern
Rollo Dix ...
Mr. Acris
Forrester Harvey ...
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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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Adventure | Mystery

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5 August 1938 (USA)  »

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Bulldog Drummond i Afrika  »

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They must be classy, they're English
26 March 2002 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

...and they're excellent actors too, yet somehow, this mish-mosh of wasted talent manages to stumble the way through this lifeless second feature without any more than occasional signs of interest. There is a lion which roars with some energy and plays pat-a-cake with a dummy with some evident hope of making it as Leo's replacement at MGM. I wonder what happened to that lion.


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