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Bulldog Drummond Comes Back (1937)

The girlfriend of Captain Drummond has been kidnapped by an enemy of Drummond who seeks revenge. But Drummond and his friend Colonel Nielsen at once follow his trail...

Director:

Louis King

Writers:

Edward T. Lowe Jr. (screenplay) (as Edward T. Lowe), Herman C. McNeile (novel) (as H.C. 'Sapper' McNeile)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
John Barrymore ... Colonel Neilson
John Howard ... Captain Hugh C. 'Bulldog' Drummond
Louise Campbell ... Phyllis Clavering
Reginald Denny ... Algy Longworth
E.E. Clive ... Tenny
J. Carrol Naish ... Mikhail Valdin
Helen Freeman Helen Freeman ... Irena Soldanis
Zeffie Tilbury ... Effie
John Sutton ... Sanger
Rita Page Rita Page ... Barmaid
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Storyline

The girlfriend of Captain Drummond has been kidnapped by an enemy of Drummond who seeks revenge. But Drummond and his friend Colonel Nielsen at once follow his trail... Written by Volker Boehm

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LIVES HANG BY A Thread (original print ad - mostly caps) See more »


Certificate:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 September 1937 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bulldog Drummond - Die Rache der schwarzen Witwe See more »

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Production Co:

Paramount Pictures See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This film received its initial television presentation in New York City Tuesday 12 October 1954 on WCBS (Channel 2). See more »

Goofs

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Quotes

Bulldog Drummond: [eyeing suspicious pub patron] If that fellow tries to follow us, dot him one.
Tenny: I shall bash him on the bazooka, sir.
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Crazy Credits

John Barrymore gets top billing for playing supporting character Colonel Neilson. John Howard, who plays Bulldog Drummond, is listed second. See more »

Connections

Followed by Arrest Bulldog Drummond (1938) See more »

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Goose chase
19 March 2005 | by djensen1See all my reviews

Weaker entry in the Bulldog Drummond series, with John Howard in the role. Usual funny banter and antics, but not much plot. Barrymore gets something to do as the inspector, swapping disguises to follow Drummond, Algy, and Tenny on a wild goose chase (mostly in circles; perhaps the budget was tighter than usual) to rescue poor Phyllis, who is being held captive by people who want to lure Drummond to his doom. For those keeping score, in this one, Drummond is planning to ask Phyllis to marry him and Algy is worried about missing the baby's christening. It's fun to see Algy and Tenny dressed up as fisherman to blend in at The Angler's Rest, but little of it rises above silly.


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