Bulldog Sees It Through

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Bulldog Sees It Through
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Directed by Harold Huth
Produced by Walter C. Mycroft
Written by Leslie Arliss
Patrick Kirwan
Doreen Montgomery
Based onnovel Scissors Cut Paper by Gerard Fairlie [1]
Starring Jack Buchanan
Greta Gynt
Sebastian Shaw
David Hutcheson
Music byMarr Mackie
Cinematography Claude Friese-Greene
Edited by Flora Newton
Distributed by Pathé Pictures International (UK)
Release date
  • 14 September 1940 (1940-09-14)
Running time
77 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

Bulldog Sees it Through is a 1940 British, black-and-white, mystery war film directed by Harold Huth and starring Jack Buchanan, Greta Gynt, Googie Withers, Ronald Shiner as Pug and Sebastian Shaw. [2] [3]



This is not a Bulldog Drummond picture despite the title playing off Jack Buchanan and his previous association with the character. Here he plays the role of Test Pilot 'Bulldog' Bill Watson. His friend Derek Sinclair (Sebastian Shaw) is convinced that the new man in his love's life is collaborating with the Nazis by sabotaging an armaments plant. [4]


Critical reception

The Observer wrote in 1940, "a prophetic but slow-footed war-time thriller, chiefly notable for the first really good impersonation of Lord Haw-Haw." [5]

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