Bullshot (film)

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Bullshot
Bullshot poster.jpg
Directed byDick Clement
Produced byIan La Frenais
Written byRonald E. House
Alan Shearman
Diz White
Based onBullshot Crummond
StarringAlan Shearman
Diz White
Ronald E. House
Music byJohn Du Prez
CinematographyAlex Thomson
Edited byAllan Jones
Production
company
Distributed byIsland Pictures
Release date
  • 28 October 1983 (1983-10-28) (UK)
Running time
85 min.
LanguageEnglish
Budgetunder $3 million[1]

Bullshot is a 1983 film, based on the stage play Bullshot Crummond. The name comes from a parody of the 1929 film Bulldog Drummond, on which it is loosely based.

Plot[edit]

Captain Hugh "Bullshot" Crummond (Alan Shearman) is a World War I fighter pilot, Olympic athlete, racing driver, and part-time sleuth, he must save the world from the dastardly Count Otto van Bruno (Ronald E. House), his wartime adversary, and win the heart of the damsel in distress (Diz White).

Production[edit]

The film was produced by George Harrison's company Handmade Films.

Alan Shearman would reprise his association with Handmade Films in their 1985 film Water.

Trivia[edit]

Both Alan Shearman and Ronald E. House also appeared in Escape from New York as dancers.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Robert Sellers, Always Look on the Bright Side of Life: The Inside Story of HandMade Films, Metro 2003, p 131-138

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