Bulldog Drummond at Bay (1937)

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     On July 5, 1937, Associated British Picture Corporation released Bulldog Drummond at Bay (1937), one of the last Bulldog Drummond feature films.  In this film, John Davis Lodge plays Captain Hugh “Bulldog” Drummond.  Drummond is vacationing, when a Scottish scientist escapes from a couple secret agents..      The scientist throws a rock through the window of Drummond’s

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Foreign Correspondent (1940)

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     On August 16, 1940, Universal Pictures released Alfred Hitchcock’s political thriller Foreign Correspondent (1940).  A New York newspaper manager Mr. Powers, played by Harry Davenport, suspects a plot or intrigue around an European peace organization.  Powers sends his young crime reporter John Jones, played by Joel McCrea, to uncover the story behind the peace organization and its members.

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A Christmas Carol (1938)

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     On December 16, 1938, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer released A Christmas Carol, the retelling of Charles Dickens’ Christmas classic, starring Reginald Owen as Scrooge.  Reginald Owen contributed a seminal portrayal of Ebenezer Scrooge, the miserly businessman visited by three spirits on Christmas Eve night.      Scrooge owns Scrooge and Marley, a business concern in London.  Marley died seven years before

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