|Directed by||Walter Forde|
Bulldog Jack is a 1935 film produced by Gaumont International, directed by Walter Forde, and starring Jack Hulbert, Fay Wray, Ralph Richardson; it also starred Atholl Fleming as Bulldog Drummond. The film was followed by many others following the story of Captain Hugh 'Bulldog' Drummond, however because of the various production companies involved the actor playing Bulldog was frequently changed.
It went on general release in April 1935 the UK and September 1935 in the US, where it was renamed Alias Bulldog Drummond. Bulldog Jack includes action set in a fictional London Underground station of Bloomsbury.
Bulldog Drummond (Atholl Fleming) is injured when his car that has been sabotaged is involved in a crash. When Jack Pennington (Jack Hulbert) agrees to masquerade as a sleuth, he is enlisted to help Ann Manders (Fay Wray) find her jeweller grandfather who has been kidnapped by a gang of crooks who want him to copy a valuable necklace they want to steal. Their plan backfires in the British Museum and the film climaxes in a chase on a runaway train in the London Underground.
The cast included:
- Jack Hulbert - Jack Pennington
- Fay Wray - Ann Manders
- Ralph Richardson - Morelle
- Claude Hulbert - Algy Longworth
- Gibb McLaughlin - Denny
- Atholl Fleming - Bulldog Drummond
- Paul Graetz - Salvini
- Sennwald, Andre (10 September 1935). "Bulldog Jack (1935) The Screen; 'Alias Bulldog Drummond,' a Comic Melodrama From England, Opens at the Globe Theatre.". The New York Times.
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