Bulldog Drummond Strikes Back (1934 film)

Last updated
Bulldog Drummond Strikes Back
Bulldog Drummond Strikes Back.jpg
Directed by Roy Del Ruth
Produced by Darryl F. Zanuck
Written by Nunnally Johnson
Henry Lehrman
Based onBulldog Drummond Strikes Back
1933 novel
by Herman C. McNeile
Starring Ronald Colman
Loretta Young
C. Aubrey Smith
Charles Butterworth
Music by Alfred Newman
Cinematography J. Peverell Marley
Edited byAllen McNeil
Distributed by United Artists
Release date
  • August 15, 1934 (1934-08-15)
Running time
83 mins
Country United States

Bulldog Drummond Strikes Back is a 1934 American comedy-mystery-adventure film directed by Roy Del Ruth. The film stars Ronald Colman and Loretta Young. It was a loose sequel to the 1929 film Bulldog Drummond which had also starred Colman.



Bulldog Drummond's partner Algy is set to wed. Bulldog attends the wedding but on his return home in the deep foggy night he wanders into an old mansion of Prince Achmed in search of a telephone. To his shock he finds the corpse of an old man. Bodies keep disappearing as Drummond attempts to contact the authorities, including neighbour Captain Nielsen. But a woman is on the case, Lola, who is the daughter of the dead man.


See also

Related Research Articles

Ronald Colman British actor

Ronald Charles Colman was an English-born actor, starting his career in theatre and silent film in his native country, then emigrating to the United States and having a successful Hollywood film career. He was most popular during the 1920s, 1930s and 1940s. He received Oscar nominations for Bulldog Drummond (1929), Condemned (1929) and Random Harvest (1942). Colman starred in several classic films, including A Tale of Two Cities (1935), Lost Horizon (1937) and The Prisoner of Zenda (1937). He also played the starring role in the Technicolor classic Kismet (1944), with Marlene Dietrich, which was nominated for four Academy Awards. In 1947, he won an Academy Award for Best Actor and Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for the film A Double Life.

<i>Bulldog Drummond</i> (1929 film) 1929 film

Bulldog Drummond is a 1929 American pre-Code crime film in which Hugh "Bulldog" Drummond helps a beautiful young woman in distress. The film stars Ronald Colman as the title character, Claud Allister, Lawrence Grant, Montagu Love, Wilson Benge, Joan Bennett, and Lilyan Tashman. Produced by Samuel Goldwyn and directed by F. Richard Jones, the movie was adapted by Sidney Howard from the play by H. C. McNeile.

Bulldog Drummond

Hugh "Bulldog" Drummond is a fictional character, created by H. C. McNeile and published under his pen name "Sapper". Following McNeile's death in 1937, the novels were continued by Gerard Fairlie. Drummond is a First World War veteran who, fed up with his sedate lifestyle, advertises looking for excitement, and becomes a gentleman adventurer. The character has appeared in novels, short stories, on the stage, in films, on radio and television, and in graphic novels.

<i>Bulldog Drummond</i> (1922 film) 1922 film

Bulldog Drummond (1922) was the first film adaptation of the Bulldog Drummond fictional character, starring Carlyle Blackwell Sr. and Evelyn Greeley, and directed by Oscar Apfel. The story was adapted by B. E. Doxat-Pratt and produced by Maurits Binger.

John Howard (American actor)

John Howard was an American actor. He is best remembered for his roles in the films Lost Horizon (1937) and The Philadelphia Story (1940).

<i>Bulldog Drummonds Revenge</i> 1937 film by Louis King

Bulldog Drummond's Revenge is a 1937 American adventure mystery film directed by Louis King, produced by Stuart Walker, written by Edward T. Lowe Jr. and Herman C. McNeile (novel), and featuring John Barrymore. The picture stars John Howard in his second appearance as Bulldog Drummond; Howard previously appeared as Ronald Colman's brother in Lost Horizon. Top-billed John Barrymore portrays his friend Colonel Nielsen.

Roy Del Ruth was an American filmmaker.

<i>Bulldog Jack</i>

Bulldog Jack is a 1935 British film produced by Gaumont British, directed by Walter Forde, and starring Jack Hulbert, Fay Wray, Ralph Richardson and Atholl Fleming.

Reginald Denny (actor) English actor, aviator, and UAV pioneer

Reginald Leigh Dugmore, better known as Reginald Denny, achieved success both as an English stage, film and television actor, and as an aviator and UAV pioneer. He was also once amateur boxing champion of Great Britain.

E. E. Clive Welsh stage actor and director

Edward Erskholme Clive was a Welsh stage actor and director who had a prolific acting career in Britain and America. He also played numerous supporting roles in Hollywood movies between 1933 and his death.

The Devil to Pay! is a 1930 American pre-Code romantic drama film directed by George Fitzmaurice and starring Ronald Colman, Frederick Kerr, Myrna Loy, and Loretta Young. It was written by Frederick Lonsdale and Benjamin Glazer.

Claud Allister English actor

Claud Allister was an English actor with an extensive film career in both Britain and Hollywood, where he appeared in more than 70 films between 1929 and 1955.

<i>Bulldog Drummond Escapes</i> 1937 film by James P. Hogan

Bulldog Drummond Escapes is a 1937 American film directed by James P. Hogan starring Ray Milland as Capt. Hugh "Bulldog" Drummond. Paramount continued with the Bulldog Drummond series, producing seven more films over the next two years. They replaced Milland with John Howard.

<i>Bulldog Drummonds Peril</i> 1938 film by James P. Hogan

Bulldog Drummond's Peril is a 1938 American adventure crime mystery film directed by James P. Hogan and starring John Barrymore and John Howard. The film is based on Herman C. McNeile's novel The Third Round.

<i>Bulldog Drummond in Africa</i> 1938 film by Louis King

Bulldog Drummond in Africa is a 1938 American adventure crime film. This was the 13th of 25 in the Bulldog Drummond film series from 1922 to 1969.

<i>Bulldog Drummond Comes Back</i> 1937 film by Louis King

Bulldog Drummond Comes Back is a 1937 American adventure mystery film starring John Howard. Top-billed John Barrymore plays his friend Colonel Nielsen. The picture was directed by Louis King and the supporting cast includes series regular Louise Campbell, Reginald Denny, E.E. Clive, and J. Carrol Naish.

<i>Bulldog Drummonds Bride</i> 1939 film by James P. Hogan

Bulldog Drummond's Bride is an American crime comedy thriller film produced in 1939. It was the last film of Paramount Pictures' Bulldog Drummond film series.

<i>Temple Tower</i> 1930 film by Donald Gallaher

Temple Tower is a 1930 American pre-Code crime film directed by Donald Gallaher and starring Kenneth MacKenna, Marceline Day. and Peter Gawthorne.

The Challenge is a 1948 American film starring Tom Conway as Bulldog Drummond.

<i>Bulldog Drummond Strikes Back</i> (1947 film)

Bulldog Drummond Strikes Back is a 1947 American adventure crime mystery film directed by Frank McDonald and starring Ron Randell, Gloria Henry and Patrick O'Moore. The film is loosely based on the H. C. McNeile novel Knock-Out.