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Bulldog Drummond's Secret Police (1939)

Unrated | | Mystery, Thriller | 14 April 1939 (USA)
Captain Drummond and his girlfriend want to marry but a hidden treasure in the house in which they want to celebrate their marriage is complicating the situation.

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(as James Hogan)

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(screen play by), (novel) (as H.C. 'Sapper' McNeile)
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Captain Hugh C. 'Bulldog' Drummond
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Phyllis Clavering
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Colonel Nielson
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Algy Longworth
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Aunt Blanche Clavering
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Henry Seaton (as Leo Carroll)
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Professor Downie
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Constable Hawkins
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Constable Jenkins
Neil Fitzgerald ...
Stationmaster
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Mrs. Thomas--Housekeeper
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Captain Drummond and his girlfriend want to marry but a hidden treasure in the house in which they want to celebrate their marriage is complicating the situation. Written by Volker Boehm

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TRAPPED IN A CAGE WITH DEATH while a Madman cracks the whip!

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Mystery | Thriller

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14 April 1939 (USA)  »

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Bulldog Drummond går i fällan  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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The plot ultimately derives from Conan Doyle's The Musgrave Ritual. See more »

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'Tenny' Tennison: [as spikes descend upon them] Pardon me, sir, but we're in for a spot of trouble.
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Follows Bulldog Drummond Comes Back (1937) See more »

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One of THE best in the series!
15 May 2000 | by See all my reviews

While preparing to marry his fiancee (for the umpteenth time!), Drummond discovers that there is a treasure buried somewhere in the secret passageways beneath his ancient British estate.

When England's most-noted history professor reveals this to Drummond, he is invited to stay at the manor house. He is murdered before he can figure out the meaning of the ancient cypher, and Drummond & Co. have to discover it AND the murderer.

A VERY interesting story, with secret passageways, ancient torture devices, and all sorts of "death-dealing devices".

Great fun!


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