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Bulldog Drummond in Africa (1938)

Drummond, his girlfriend and his butler try to free an high post of Scotland Yard who has been kidnapped.

Director:

Louis King

Writers:

Garnett Weston (screen play by), Herman C. McNeile (novel) (as H.C. 'Sapper' McNeile)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
John Howard ... Captain Hugh C. 'Bulldog' Drummond
Heather Angel ... Phyllis Clavering
H.B. Warner ... Colonel J.A. Nielson
J. Carrol Naish ... Richard Lane
Reginald Denny ... Algy Longworth
E.E. Clive ... Tenny
Anthony Quinn ... Deone Fordine
Michael Brooke Michael Brooke ... Baron Nevsky
Matthew Boulton ... Major Gray
Neil Fitzgerald Neil Fitzgerald ... McTurk
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Storyline

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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Adventure in a Weird Mysterious Jungle! See more »


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Trivia

Drummond's car is a 1937 Ford V8 DeLuxe convertible sedan. That was Ford's most expensive car that model year, selling for $850, which equates to about $15,700 in 2020. See more »

Goofs

Richard Lane tells Col. Neilson that his place is far from the maddening crowd. He should have said far from the madding crowd. See more »

Quotes

Richard Lane: So you do remember me.
Colonel J.A. Nielson: Scotland Yard never forgets a spy until he is shot.
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Connections

Follows Bulldog Drummond Strikes Back (1934) See more »

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You Know what you will get
19 April 2014 | by arfdawg-1See all my reviews

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.

There sure were a lot of these Drummond movies made.

They are all more or less watchable and this one is no different.

The title says they go to Africa.

Technically, yes, but Morocco is hardly what comes to mind when you think of Africa.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 August 1938 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bulldog Drummond in Africa See more »

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Production Co:

Paramount Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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