Blondes for Danger

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Blondes for Danger
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Directed by Jack Raymond
Produced by Herbert Wilcox
Written by Gerald Elliott
Based onthe novel Red for Danger by Evadne Price
Starring Gordon Harker
Enid Stamp-Taylor
Music byJohn Blore Borelli
Cinematography George Stretton
Edited byPeggy Hennessey
Production
company
Distributed by British Lion
Release date
1938
Running time
68 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish

Blondes for Danger is a 1938 British thriller film directed by Jack Raymond and starring Gordon Harker and Enid Stamp-Taylor. [1] It was made at Beaconsfield Studios for release by British Lion. [2] The film's sets were designed by the art director Norman G. Arnold. [3]

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Premise

London cabbie Alf Huggins finds himself caught up in the world of espionage and assassination. When a British executive's monopoly of the oil industry is threatened, Alf is set up as the patsy for his attempt on a Middle-Eastern Prince's life.

Cast

Critical reception

TV Guide wrote, "nicely done suspense tale of international intrigue sparked with generous doses of comedy from the witty Harker"; [4] and Sky Movies noted, "Comedy-thrillers with droop-lipped cockney character star Gordon Harker were pure gold at the box-office in Britain of the late Thirties," and went on to call the film "a robust romp." [5]

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References

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  2. Wood p.94
  3. "Norman Arnold". BFI.
  4. "Blondes For Danger". TVGuide.com.
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