Bullshot Crummond has all the right ingredients: scheming villains who’ll stop at The answer lies, I think, in Ron House’s year-old script. Bullshot Crummond () on IMDb: Movies, TV, Celebs, and more. moronic female lead – the actor playing her co-wrote the script and, remember, it is satire!. Hugh “Bullshot“ Crummond, tries too hard to be funny. At first the authors of the script make Bullshot seem like a brilliant Dudley Do-Right.

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Oh and John Du Prez’s music’s fabulous too.

Since then, it has grown in popularity. Explaining a joke ruins it and so I can’t give too many details about the plot. He speaks with a stock Hollywood German accent coupled with stiff movements and an evil laugh. I just wish to say it stinks!

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The writers of “Bullshot” manage to say nothing about Bulldog Drummond in an hour-and-a-half which cruummond not have been said in thirty minutes, or perhaps even more succinctly in a five-minute comedy sketch. The Great Easter Egg Hunt. But as the film unreels, Bullshot is played more as a buffoon than a genius. He has an eyepatch, limp, scar, and heavy cockney accent.

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Sapper and Gerald Fairlie’s dashing hero ‘Hugh Drummond’ known to all and sundry as ‘Bulldog’ was just ripe for sending up. Get out there and find this film This is very much a ‘let’s all get together and make a spoof on Bulldog Drummond’ venture, as the three lead actors, Shearman, Diz White, and Ronald House, all wrote the script.


He would be played on the big screen in silents and talkies more than two dozen times in a career spanning five decades. Captain Crummond is portrayed as an accidental hero, who wins through despite all of his failings. We have three copies of it just in case something happens to one of them.

The attempted jokes occur possibly every 20 seconds. Two-dimensional cut out “special effects” bushes, cars, planes, battleship, submarine etc. There is a definite attraction between her and Bullwhot. Unperturbed, Crummond finally triumphs by shooting the rest of the cast.

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Algy Longwort An upper class English twit with a school boyish manner. She has an obnoxious laugh that only Bullshot finds charming. A complicated, and totally improbable explanation about the physics that kept the death trap from working apparently a vacuum was created when he took his breath of air.

In the immortal words of The two meet at the Carlton Tea Rooms, where Crummond is convinced that their waiter is Otto in disguise.

Tony Rome 17 October It is possible to make a successful feature-length parody- some of Mel Brooks’s show how it can be done- but you need a pretty brilliant script to make it work, and a brilliant script is something “Bullshot” sadly lacks. Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet!


Teutonic villain Otto Von Brunno and his evil mistress Lenya crash their plane in the English countryside and kidnap Professor Fenton, who has discovered a formula for making synthetic diamonds. The play was written by Ronald E.

I decided, however, to find out vrummond more about my dog’s literary namesake- I even managed to track down a copy of one of the “Bulldog Drummond” books in a second-hand bookshop and attempted to read it.

He can work out complicated mathematical equations in the blink of an eye, and wins the boat race at the Henley Regatta all on his own! The second reason why “Bullshot” is such a mess is that parody is harder than it looks.

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Unfortunately, I found it virtually unreadable. The hero Shearman is here renamed Captain Hugh “Bullshot” Crummond, his nickname being a play on that of MacNeile’s original hero and on a vulgar expression which I would probably not be permitted to use on this site, but which translates as “the faeces of male cattle”.

This film is absolutely hilarious. It’s got a mind of its own! You will never look at a banana and a pair of plums in quite the same way again. For example, Von Bruno manages to get a drug into Crummond while he is at lunch. Perhaps the roles didn’t come his way, so he decided to ‘up and off’ to the land of plenty!