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Bulldog Drummond in Africa (1938)

Unrated | | Adventure, Mystery | 5 August 1938 (USA)
Drummond, his girlfriend and his butler try to free an high post of Scotland Yard who has been kidnapped.

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Complete credited cast:
... Captain Hugh C. 'Bulldog' Drummond
... Phyllis Clavering
... Colonel J.A. Nielson
... Richard Lane
... Algy Longworth
... Tenny
... Deone Fordine
Michael Brooke ... Baron Nevsky
... Major Gray
Neil Fitzgerald ... McTurk
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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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TRAILING A TRAITOR on DANGEROUS PATHS THROUGH THE DARK CONTINENT! (original print ad - mostly caps)

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This is one of 8 Bulldog Drummond adventures produced by Paramount in the late 1930s, and sold to Congress Films (II) in mid-1954 for re-release; Congress redesigned the opening and closing credits, in order to eliminate all evidence of Paramount's ownership, going so far as to even alter the copyright claimant statements on the title cards; Congress, in turn, sold the films to Governor Films for television syndication. Along the way, Paramount, having disowned the films, never bothered to renew the copyrights, and they fell into public domain, with the result that inferior VHS and DVD copies have been in distribution for many years, from a variety of sub-distributors who specialize in public domain material. See more »

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You Know what you will get
19 April 2014 | by See 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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