Film Review: The Return Of Sherlock Holmes (1929)

SYNOPSIS: “Holmes is attending the wedding of Roger Longmore to Mary Watson, when Roger’s father Captain Longmore is found murdered in his study. Holmes suspects poison after finding a trick cigarette case with a poisoned needle which is brought into play when the opening spring is pressed. Meanwhile Roger disappears and, acting on a few slender clues, Holmes rushes off to Cherbourg with Watson and Mary where they catch an ocean liner for America. Holmes … Continue reading

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Film Review: Sherlock Holmes And The Voice Of Terror (1942)

SYNOPSIS: “When Nazi saboteurs jeeringly predict to the nation of new depredations via their radio Voice of Terror, the Intelligence Inner Council summons Sherlock Holmes (Basil Rathbone) to help in the crisis. Holmes and his companion, Doctor Watson (Nigel Bruce), are visited the first night of their investigation – a man falls dying from a knife wound on their doorstep. His last word leads Holmes into the slums where he encounters Kitty (Evelyn Ankers), the … Continue reading

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Film Review: A Study In Terror (1965)

SYNOPSIS: “Jack The Ripper is on the loose killing prostitutes in London’s Whitechapel district and Sherlock Holmes, assisted by his friend Doctor Watson, is on the case. From the pathologist’s findings. Holmes concludes that the man had some medical training, most likely as a surgeon. Various clues lead him to the son of an aristocrat who was studying medicine but has since vanished since marrying a prostitute. His investigation leads him to a local street … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes (1939)

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SYNOPSIS: “Professor Moriarity has a scheme for stealing the crown jewels from the Tower of London. To get Holmes involved, he persuades a gaucho flute player to murder a girl.” (courtesy IMDB) REVIEW: The Hound Of The Baskervilles (1939), based on the novel by Arthur Conan Doyle, was directed by Sidney Lanfield and produced by 20th Century Fox studios. Starring Basil Rathbone as the world’s greatest detective Sherlock Holmes and Nigel Bruce as his faithful … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Hound Of The Baskervilles (1939)

SYNOPSIS: “Sherlock Holmes is approached by Doctor Mortimer to assist in protecting the life of his best friend’s nephew who is that very day returning to England from Canada. Mortimer’s friend, Sir Charles Baskerville, recently died and although the coroner ruled it to be a natural death, the Doctor knows he was being chased by a legendary dog, the Hound of the Baskervilles, that has plagued the Baskerville family for years. Sir Henry Baskerville is … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Hound Of The Baskervilles (1959)

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SYNOPSIS: “When Sir Charles Baskerville dies unexpectedly, his nephew and heir Sir Henry returns from South Africa. Dr. Mortimer, the local doctor, is concerned about Sir Henry’s safety as he is convinced that Sir Charles was literally frightened to death. He consults Sherlock Holmes and recounts the tale of one Sir Hugo Baskerville who, several generations previously, had been killed by a huge hound and which now is believed by some to be a curse … Continue reading

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Book Review: Sherlock Holmes on Screen – Author Alan Barnes

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Sherlock Holmes on Screen This book covers the complete history of how many times Sherlock Holmes has been portrayed in films and on television. It looks at the different time periods, the different actors who have played the role of Holmes, and discusses how the character has had a major influence on pop culture. I have never really been into Sherlock Holmes (I have always preferred Poe’s very underrated detective C. Auguste Dupin personally) but … Continue reading

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Trailer: Sherlock Holmes – A Game of Shadows (2011) Trailer 2

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Trailer: Sherlock Holmes – A Game of Shadows (2011) Trailer 2 Sherlock Holmes and his sidekick Dr. Watson join forces to outwit and bring down their fiercest adversary, Professor Moriarty.

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Trailer: Sherlock Holmes – A Game of Shadows (2011) Trailer 1

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Trailer: Sherlock Holmes – A Game of Shadows (2011) Trailer 1 Sherlock Holmes and his sidekick Dr. Watson join forces to outwit and bring down their fiercest adversary, Professor Moriarty.

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Film Review: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: When a mob of massive monsters invades London, only master sleuth Sherlock Holmes (Ben Syder) and his associate Dr. Watson (Gareth David-Lloyd) can save the city. Watson begins to believe that the creatures exist, but Holmes thinks villain Spring-Heeled Jack (Dominic Keating) is behind the attacks. Now, they must track down the master criminal before his plan for world domination comes to fruition in this action-packed mystery. REVIEW:  I have never been a Sherlock … Continue reading

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