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Basil Rathbone's Sherlock Holmes

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20TH CENTURY FOX

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THE HOUND OF THE
BASKERVILLES

Released: 31 March 1939
(76 minutes)
Directed by: Sidney Lanfield
Written by: Ernest Pascal, Arthur Conan Doyle
A terror-stricken man dies of heart failure, a doctor tells Sherlock Holmes the legend of a family curse, and Watson is sent to Baskerville Hall to investigate.

"Good heavens, you're not going to start scratching on that infernal thing, are you?"
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THE ADVENTURES OF
SHERLOCK HOLMES

Released: 1 September 1939
(78 minutes)
Directed by: Alfred L. Werker
Written by: Edwin Blum, William Absalom Drake,
William Gillette, Arthur Conan Doyle
A scheme is devised to distract from the main event, a strange picture must be worked out before it's too late, and Holmes is asked to help with keeping a valuable jewel safe.

"You've a magnificent brain, Moriarty. I admire it. I admire it so much I'd like to present it, pickled in alcohol, to the London Medical Society."
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UNIVERSAL STUDIOS

SHERLOCK HOLMES AND
THE VOICE OF TERROR

Released: 18 September 1942
(62 minutes)
Directed by: John Rawlins
Written by: Lynn Riggs, John Bright,
Robert Hardy Andrews, Arthur Conan Doyle
A radio broadcast taunts England with talk of Nazi sabotage, a warning falls through the door of 221b Baker Street, and Holmes soon realises that the voice may be closer than first though.

"You've been playing that thing all the afternoon.
Fiddling while Rome burns."
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SHERLOCK HOLMES AND
THE SECRET WEAPON

Released: 12 February 1943
(65 minutes)
Directed by: Roy William Neill
Written by: Edward T. Lowe Jr., Scott Darling,
Edmund L. Hartmann, Arthur Conan Doyle
The inventor of a bombsight is aided in escaping the Gestapo, the names of four scientists are placed in a coded message, and a replacement note points to an old enemy.

"No, but you needn't of yelled at them so abruptly. They dropped me on my head. Moriarty would have been delighted."
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TOTAL: 6
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SHERLOCK HOLMES IN
WASHINGTON

Released: 30 April 1943
(68 minutes)
Directed by: Roy William Neill
Written by: Bertram Millhauser, Lynn Riggs
A man carrying an important document disappears from a train, a microscope provides an interesting clue, and a message is delivered in a trunk.

"We had a carrier pigeon in the last war, back in 1915, belonging to the Brigade Signal Corps. The poor bird kept flying around in circles all day long. Found out later on it was cross-eyed."
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TOTAL: 8
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SHERLOCK HOLMES
FACES DEATH

Released: 17 September 1943
(65 minutes)
Directed by: Roy William Neill
Written by: Bertram Millhauser, Arthur Conan Doyle
Watson's assistant is attacked at a convalescent home, a body's found in a pile of leaves, and a raven points to another corpse.

"Why not? Where should Brunton's feet be if not in his own shoes?"
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TOTAL: 7
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THE SPIDER
WOMAN

Released: 21 January 1944
(59 minutes)
Directed by: Roy William Neill
Written by: Bertram Millhauser, Arthur Conan Doyle
The press report on a series of 'pyjama suicides', Holmes falls to his death while on a fishing trip, and a life insurance scheme points to a "female Moriarty".

"Now don't tell me that there spider had your name and address in its pocket."
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TOTAL: 7
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THE SCARLET CLAW

Released: 26 May 1944
(70 minutes)
Directed by: Roy William Neill
Written by: Edmund L. Hartmann, Roy William Neill,
Paul Gangelin, Brenda Weisberg
A supernatural entity's blamed for the death of a Lady, a letter from beyond the grave invites further investigation, and Holmes encounters a glowing figure on the marshes.

"Yes, so you proceeded to fall in the bog, eh?"
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TOTAL: 8
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THE PEARL
OF DEATH

Released: 1 August 1944
(65 minutes)
Directed by: Roy William Neill
Written by: Bertram Millhauser, Arthur Conan Doyle
A vicar steps in to prevent the theft of a valuable pearl, Holmes gets himself into trouble while proving his deductive powers, and a body is discovered surrounded by broken china.

"My dear Watson, I really must caution you against hitting newspaper reporters in the teeth. It isn't dignified."
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TOTAL: 6
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THE HOUSE
OF FEAR

Released: 16 March 1945
(66 minutes)
Directed by: Roy William Neill
Written by: Roy Chanslor, Arthur Conan Doyle
A member of a group is killed after receiving a strange message, fear grows when the messages continue to arrive, and an insurance agent asks Holmes for help.

"Stick by us old man, we'll make a detective out of you yet."
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TOTAL: 10
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THE WOMAN
IN GREEN

Released: 27 July 1945
(64 minutes)
Directed by: Roy William Neill
Written by: Bertram Millhauser
Women are being killed and their forefingers removed, a man finds himself in an unfamiliar place, and a shooting leads to a seemingly impossible theory.

"There ought to be a law against fat people keeping little dicky-birds."
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TOTAL: 6
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PURSUIT TO
ALGIERS

Released: 26 October 1945
(65 minutes)
Directed by: Roy William Neill
Written by: Leonard Lee
Holmes is reminded of his promise to take a break when he learns of stolen emeralds, the son of an assassinated king needs escorting home, and Watson's upset to learn that his friend has been killed.

"Well, that may explain something, Holmes. There'a woman on board who carries a revolver in her handbag. She calls herself Dunham... Miss Agatha Dunham. If she's a she... by the looks of her, I wouldn't be surprised if it was a man dressed up."
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TERROR BY
NIGHT

Released: 1 February 1946
(57 minutes)
Directed by: Roy William Neill
Written by: Frank Gruber, Arthur Conan Doyle
Holmes is employed to guard a valuable diamond, the presence of Scotland Yard does little to prevent a murder, and Watson manages to get a confession.

"Dr. Watson, does this look like a diamond?"
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TOTAL: 6
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DRESSED
TO KILL

Released: 7 June 1946
(68 minutes)
Directed by: Roy William Neill
Written by: Leonard Lee, Frank Gruber,
Arthur Conan Doyle
Enquiries are made about the buyers of three unremarkable music boxes, a collector reports a theft, and murder makes Holmes think there's more to the case.

"I must agree with old Stinky... It seems to me you are making rather a mountain out of a moleskin."
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TOTAL: 8
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OUR FAVOURITES

1. The House of Fear
2. The Scarlet Claw
3. Sherlock Holmes in Washington

THE CREATOR

SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE


THE RECURRING CHARACTERS

SHERLOCK HOLMES

Played by
BASIL RATHBONE

in... The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939)
Appearances: 14

DR. JOHN WATSON

Played by
NIGEL BRUCE

in... The Adventures of Sherlock
Holmes (1939)
Appearances: 14

MRS. HUDSON

Played by
MARY GORDON

in... Sherlock Holmes and the
Secret Weapon (1942)
Appearances: 10

INSPECTOR LESTRADE

Played by
DENNIS HOEY

in... Sherlock Holmes
Faces Death (1943)
Appearances: 6

PROFESSOR JAMES MORIARTY

Played by
GEORGE ZUCCO

in... The Adventures of Sherlock
Holmes (1939)
Appearances: 1

Played by
LIONEL ATWILL

in... Sherlock Holmes and the
Secret Weapon (1942)
Appearances: 1

Played by
HENRY DANIELL

in... The Woman in Green (1945)
Appearances: 1


THE LEADING LADIES

WENDY BARRIE

as
BERYL STAPLETON

in... The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939)

IDA LUPINO

as
ANN BRANDON

in... The Adventures of Sherlock
Holmes (1939)

EVELYN ANKERS

as
KITTY

in... Sherlock Holmes and the
Voice of Terror (1942)

KAAREN VERNE

as
CHARLOTTE EBERLI

in... Sherlock Holmes and the
Secret Weapon (1942)

MARJORIE LORD

as
NANCY PARTRIDGE

in... Sherlock Holmes in
Washington (1943)

HILLARY BROOKE

as
SALLY MUSGRAVE

in... Sherlock Holmes
Faces Death (1943)

GALE SONDERGAARD

as
ADREA SPEDDING

in... The Spider Woman (1944)

KAY HARDING

as
MARIE JOURNET

in... The Scarlet Claw (1944)

EVELYN ANKERS

as
NAOMI DRAKE

in... Pearl of Death (1944)

SALLY SHEPHERD

as
MRS. MONTEITH

in... The House of Fear (1945)

HILLARY BROOKE

as
LYDIA MARLOWE

in... The Woman in Green (1945)

MARJORIE RIORDAN

as
SHEILA WOODBURY

in... Pursuit to Algiers (1945)

RENEE GODFREY

as
VIVIAN VEDDER

in... Terror by Night (1946)

PATRICA MORISON

as
MRS. HILDA COURTNEY

in... Dressed to Kill (1946)

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