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Terror by Night (1946)

The Holmes and Watson series picked itself right up again with this train-bound adventure that comes as very welcome after the disappointment of Pursuit to Algiers… 900 more words

Tuesday's Overlooked Film

Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon (1942) 

I watched Sherlock Homes and the Secret Weapon because that series of films starring Basil Rathbone as Holmes were a bit of a mystery to me. 253 more words


What's Old is New Again

We have a channel that plays old black and white mysteries on Sunday morning. More specifically, they play vintage Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce Sherlock Holmes movies. 146 more words


The Spider Woman (1944) - Roy William Neill

Sherlock Holmes (2009) starring Robert Downey Jr, and the modern TV adaptations Sherlock (2010- ) and Elementary (2012- ) did much to bring the Victorian detective in the public limelight again. 1,648 more words


How to Write a Scientific Secret Code

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So, today! We have a life-saving tip should you ever find yourself with a Top Secret Invention that could change the Course Of History. 693 more words


Tower of London (USA, 1939)

Tower of London is a 1939 American historical and quasi-horror film produced and directed by Rowland V. Lee (Son of Frankenstein) from a screenplay by his brother Robert N. 566 more words


Thoughts on the Rathbone/Bruce Sherlock Holmes films, Part 3 (spoilers)

Concluding my reviews of the Universal Sherlock Holmes series starring Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce:

The Woman in Green (’45): This one is darker in tone than the last few, and opens with an odd bit of narration directed at the audience (as opposed to the previous film, where the opening narration was being directed to Holmes and Watson by the man requesting their help). 3,297 more words