B&W : 92 minutes
Directed by F. Richard Jones
Cast: Ronald Colman, Joan Bennett, Lilyan Tashman, Montagu Love, Lawrence Grant, Wilson Benge, Wilson Benge, Claude Allister, Adolph Milar, Charles Sellon, Tetsu Komai, Donald Novis, Gertrude Short, Tom Ricketts
Samuel Goldwyn, Incorporated, production; distributed by United Artists Corporation. / Produced by F. Richard Jones. Screenplay by Sidney Howard, with continuity by Wallace Smith, from the play adaptation by Sapper (Herman Cyril McNeile) and Gerald du Maurier based on the novel Bull-Dog Drummond by Herman Cyril McNeile. Art direction by William Cameron Menzies. Assistant director, Paul Jones. Associate director, A. Leslie Pearce. Cinematography by George S. Barnes and Gregg Toland. Edited by Frank Lawrence and Viola Lawrence. Presented by Samuel Goldwyn. / Premiered 2 May 1929 at the Apollo Theatre in New York, New York. General release, 3 August 1929. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / Bennett was 18 years old when she appeared in this film. / Full-sound film.
Survival status: Print exists.
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Keywords: Characters: Bulldog Drummond - Law: Enforcement: Police: Detectives - Synchronized sound film
Listing updated: 23 August 2009.
References: Baer-Film p. 36; Everson-American p. 346; Everson-Detective pp. 60-62, 64; Kerr-Silent p. 48; Parish-Glamour pp. 39-40, 41, 60, 94; Quirk-Colman pp. 17, 122, 123-125, 131, 159; Smith-Colman pp. 95, 99-105, 107, 108, 112, 116, 118, 121, 158, 235, 274; Sweeney-Coming p. 146.
Home video: DVD.