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      Arrest Bulldog Drummond

      1938 1h 0m Mystery & Thriller List
      Reviews 17% Audience Score 50+ Ratings The British sleuth's (John Howard) fiancee (Heather Angel) helps him chase spies who killed an inventor and stole his death ray. Read More Read Less Watch on Prime Video Stream Now

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      bill t Weakest of the series by far. Just everyone seems to be going through the motions here. Rated 2 out of 5 stars 03/30/23 Full Review Audience Member Bulldog on the trail of Zucco in mysterious deaths & flickering lights--Good watching and excellent performances!! Rated 3 out of 5 stars 02/22/23 Full Review Audience Member Why did I watch all of the Bulldog Drummond movies? I have no good reason and can't get that time back....Damn Rated 1.5 out of 5 stars 01/25/23 Full Review Audience Member Hugh Drummond (Howard) ends up a murder suspect when an international freelance spy (Zucco) kills an inventor and steals an experimental beam-weapon that remotely detonates gunpowder and explosives. With his wedding plans yet again disrupted, Drummond, his best friend Algy (Denny), his ever-resourceful gentleman's gentleman Tenny (Clive), and his fiance Phyllis (Angel) travel to a tropical island to capture the spy and return the deadly weapon to British hands. "Arrest Bulldog Drummond" starts sluggishly, has a darker tone than the other entries in the Paramount-produced "Bulldog Drummond" series, and what gags that are present are rather tepid. The film is saved by a strong third act, the usual excellent performances by Howard, Denny, Clive, and Angel (with Denny and Angel getting quite a bit of screen-time, and their characters of Algy and Phyllis taking more active roles in the plot than usual), and a nifty turn by George Zucco as the sinister spy Rolf Alferson. Unfortunately, Colonel Nielsen (Warner) is once again reduced to a blithering idiot by the writers (something which seems to be a hallmark of the worst installments in the series.) With a near equal amount of good parts and bad parts, "Arrest Bulldog Drummond" is one of the weakest entries in the series, with the strong finish and good performances by Zucco and the regular cast members barely managing to elevate the film to the upper-end of average. It's okay, but you won't miss much if you skip it. Arrest Bulldog Drummond Starring: John Howard, Reginald Denny, E.E. Clive, Heather Angel, H.B. Warner, and George Zucco Director: James P. Hogan Rated 3 out of 5 stars 01/18/23 Full Review Read all reviews
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      Synopsis The British sleuth's (John Howard) fiancee (Heather Angel) helps him chase spies who killed an inventor and stole his death ray.
      Director
      James P. Hogan
      Producer
      Stuart Walker
      Screenwriter
      Stuart Palmer
      Production Co
      Paramount, Paramount Pictures
      Genre
      Mystery & Thriller
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Sep 9, 2016
      Runtime
      1h 0m
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