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Bulldog Drummond Escapes (1937)

Captain Drummond becomes a prisoner when he intents to protect a beautiful heiress of an espionage organization.

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James P. Hogan (as James Hogan)

Writers:

Edward T. Lowe Jr. (screenplay) (as Edward T. Lowe), Herman C. McNeile (play) (as H.C. 'Sapper' McNeile) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Ray Milland ... Captain Hugh C. 'Bulldog' Drummond'
Guy Standing ... Col. Reginald Nielson (as Sir Guy Standing)
Heather Angel ... Phyllis Clavering
Reginald Denny ... Algy Langworth
Porter Hall ... Norman Merridew
Fay Holden ... Natalie
E.E. Clive ... Tenny
Walter Kingsford ... Stanton
P.J. Kelly P.J. Kelly ... Stiles (as Patrick Kelly)
Charles McNaughton Charles McNaughton ... Constable Higgins
Clyde Cook ... Alf
Frank Elliott ... Bailey
David Clyde ... Gower
Doris Lloyd ... Nurse
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Storyline

Captain Hugh 'Bulldog' Drummond has just returned to England. As he is driving home in the dark, a young woman jumps out in front of his car. He misses her, but she falls to the ground. As he tries to revive her, he hears a shout for help, then gunshots. As he goes to investigate, the woman drives away with Drummond's car. He is soon able to trace her to nearby Greystone Manor, and when he goes there to meet her, she slips him a note urging him to help her get out of a desperate situation. Written by Snow Leopard

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 January 1937 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bulldog Drummond Saves a Lady See more »

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Production Co:

Paramount Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This marks the first of eight appearances by E.E. Clive as Bulldog Drummond's valet Tenny. However, in the character's previous appearances his name was Denny. It was changed to avoid confusion with actor Reginald Denny, who was also a regular in this Paramount series as Drummond's friend Algy.. See more »

Goofs

Near the beginning, Drummond sees a dead body in the moor and sees it sink. At the end, Drummond leaves without telling about the corpse or tell anyone where the body is located. See more »

Quotes

Capt. Hugh 'Bulldog' Drummond: Commissioner, where's your romance?
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Solid Six
9 April 2014 | by arfdawg-1See all my reviews

Captain High 'Bulldog' Drummond has just returned to England.

As he is driving home in the dark, a young woman jumps out in front of his car.

He misses her, but she falls to the ground.

As he tries to revive her, he hears a shout for help, then gunshots.

As he goes to investigate, the woman drives away with Drummond's car.

He is soon able to trace her to nearby Greystone Manor, and when he goes there to meet her, she urges him to help her get out of a desperate situation.

This is my first Bulldog Drummond movie. I didn't know Ray Miland was the main actor. Wasn't he a great actor at one time? This is a grade B picture that is studio make an watchable. It's just over an hour long.

The best part for me was the first scene where Bulldog flies in from an international trip (he's flying) and customs asks him if he has anything to declare and he says - "no, you can check." Times have changed.

It's a watchable film, as I say and Miland is good.


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