|Blondes for Danger|
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|Directed by||Jack Raymond|
|Produced by||Herbert Wilcox|
|Written by||Gerald Elliott|
|Based on||the novel Red for Danger by Evadne Price|
|Starring|| Gordon Harker |
|Music by||John Blore Borelli|
|Edited by||Peggy Hennessey|
|Distributed by||British Lion|
Blondes for Danger is a 1938 British thriller film directed by Jack Raymond and starring Gordon Harker and Enid Stamp-Taylor.It was made at Beaconsfield Studios for release by British Lion. The film's sets were designed by the art director Norman G. Arnold.
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.
TV Guide wrote, "nicely done suspense tale of international intrigue sparked with generous doses of comedy from the witty Harker";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."
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