Bulldog Drummond Strikes Back

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This second and final "Bulldog Drummond" film to star Ronald Colman, finds the famed sleuth in the midst of a sinister plan orchestrated by Warner Oland. Damsel in distress Loretta Young reports that her wealthy and influential uncle is missing, but all those concerned insist that the uncle never existed, and that Young is out of her mind. Drummond suspects that she's telling the truth, and that the uncle's disappearance is tied into political intrigue of some sort or other. Before the rousing climax, Drummond, the heroine, and Drummond's pal Algy (Charles Butterworth) are repeatedly kidnapped, imprisoned, and threatened with certain death. Counterpointing the film's plot twists (a bit too convoluted to relate in full here) is a comic subplot involving the continually interrupted honeymoon of Algy and his frustrated bride (Una Merkel). Unfortunately, Bulldog Drummond Strikes Back is currently unavailable on television or on videocassette. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast

Ronald Colman
as Captain Hugh Drummond
Loretta Young
as Lola Field
Warner Oland
as Prince Achmed
Charles Butterworth
as Algy Longworth
C. Aubrey Smith
as Capt. Nielsen
Kathleen Burke
as Jane Sothern
Arthur Hohl
as Dr. Sothern
Ethel Griffies
as Mrs. Field
E.E. Clive
as 2nd Bobby
Wilson Benge
as Neilsen's Valet
Billy Bevan
as Man in Hotel Room
H.M. Clugston
as Mr. Field
Gunnis Davis
as Man with Harsh Voice
Creighton Hale
as Wedding Guest
Charles Irwin
as Cockney Drunk on Street
Bob Kortman
as Henchman
W.J. O'Brien
as Servant at Banquet
Pat Somerset
as Men at Wedding
Doreen Monroe
as Woman in Hotel Room
Lucille Ball
as Bit Part
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Critic Reviews for Bulldog Drummond Strikes Back

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  • It starts out as a regulation thriller, brightened up with comedy touches and occasional smart dialogue; but along toward the end, what with everyone in the cast kidnaped from one house to another, and back again, it turns into out and out slapstick.

    May 31, 2019 | Full Review…
  • Ronald Colman is so authoritative in his role, and Loretta Young so handsome in hers, that it doesn't seem very important if what they do doesn't always make sense.

    Apr 1, 2019 | Full Review…

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