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Deadlier Than the Male (1967)

Approved | | Adventure, Crime, Drama | 12 February 1967 (UK)
British agent Bulldog Drummond is assigned to stop a master criminal who uses beautiful women to do his killings.

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Penelope
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Grace
Steve Carlson ...
Robert Drummond
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Brenda
Justine Lord ...
Miss Ashenden
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Bridgenorth
Laurence Naismith ...
Sir John Bledlow
Zia Mohyeddin ...
King Fedra
Lee Montague ...
Boxer
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Chang
Yasuko Nagazumi ...
Mitsouko
Didi Sydow ...
Anna
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British agent Bulldog Drummond is assigned to stop a master criminal who uses beautiful women to do his killings.

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Trivia

In a later interview, director Ralph Thomas said that the movie was made with the intention of kicking off a TV series. See more »

Goofs

The harpoon hits the table surface as shown in a close-up shot, but later on in the scene it is in the side of the table. See more »

Quotes

Hugh 'Bulldog' Drummond: 'Tis rather comical isn't it?
Carl Petersen: What is?
Hugh 'Bulldog' Drummond: I mean the whole thing. The girls, the castle, Fu Manchu over there. Even you I suppose.
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Follows Bulldog Drummond Strikes Back (1934) See more »

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Deadlier Than the Male
By John Franz and Scott Walker (as Scott Engel)
Sung by The Walker Brothers
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One of the Best from the Bond Era
24 February 2003 | by (BROOMALL, PA.) – See all my reviews

I never cared for the title of this film, although it's a fitting description of the circumstances that bring Richard Johnson, as accident insurance investigator Drummond, onto the case. Elke Sommer and Sylvia Koscina provide ample "eye candy" as villian Nigel Green's "hit girls" (no "hit persons", thank you - this is before political correctness) and Richard Johnson is perfect as the suave Bond-inspired update of the 1930's character, Bulldog Drummond. The finale on a giant mechanical chess board is a highlight!


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