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Bulldog Drummond

Bulldog Drummond is a 1929 detective film which tells the story of a British officer, bored with civilian life, who investigates an extortion case for a beautiful girl. It stars Ronald Colman, Claud Allister[?], Lawrence Grant[?], Montagu Love[?], Wilson Benge[?], Joan Bennett[?] and Lilyan Tashman[?].

The movie was adapted by Sidney Howard[?] and Wallace Smith[?] from the play by Herman C. McNeile[?]. It was directed by F. Richard Jones[?].

It was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Ronald Colman) and Best Art Direction.

Two previous Bulldog Drummond films had been produced -- Bulldog Drummond in 1923, starring Carlyle Blackwell Sr.[?] and Evelyn Greeley[?], adapted by B.E. Doxat-Pratt[?] and directed by Oscar Apfel[?]; and Bulldog Drummond's Third Round in 1925, starring Jack Buchanan[?] and Betty Faire[?], adapted by Sidney Morgan[?] from the novel by McNeile, and directed by Morgan.

Following the 1929 talkie, a series of Drummond movies was produced:

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