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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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Miss Ashenden
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Sir John Bledlow
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King Fedra
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Chang
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Mitsouko
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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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These are the women to put up a man's pulse rate - and stop it . . . stone dead! See more »


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12 February 1967 (UK)  »

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Bonecas que Matam  »

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Sylva Koscina, playing Penelope, was dubbed by Nikki Van der Zyl See more »

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Elke Sommer, playing Irma, jumps out of a plane with parachute. Her hands and feet are bare. But in the following free-fall she has white gloves and white shoes on, obviously her stunt double. See more »

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Irma Eckman: Well I have had men fall for me before but never like this.
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Follows Bulldog Drummond's Third Round (1925) 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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Tough, stylish and of its time.
18 August 1999 | by (CARDIFF, WALES) – See all my reviews

This tough and stylish Bond pastiche from 1967 has a life all of its own and is as good a film as "DR. NO". Richard Johnson plays a suave and sophisticated version of the old 20's hero Bulldog Drummond and he gives his character a tough veneer that makes him as believable as Sean Connery when he squares up against the bad guys, the leader of which is played by the superb character actor Nigel Greene who plays the same sort of villain here that he did in the Matt Helm movie "THE WRECKING CREW". The women in this movie are sexy and aggressive and are the reason for the title,the climax takes place in the villain's lair, a medieval castle where Johnson and Greene play a taut game of death involving giant chess figures. I visited Pinewood Studios in England in 1986 and saw a couple of these huge chess figures lying in the backlot and it brought back fond memories of a film which though very much of its time would offer much pleasure to present day viewers if it were released on video.An inferior (though still enjoyable) sequel appeared the following year called " SOME GIRLS DO" and unfortunately that was the last we saw of Drummond.A pity.


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