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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: