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The Adventures of Robin Hood

Having read Howard Pyle’s perfectly delightful book on Robin Hood, become a little bit obsessed with the Robin Hood legends, and watched as much as I could of… 455 more words


RIP, Quinn O'Hara.

Quinn O’Hara
January 3, 1941 – May 5, 2017

Quinn O’Hara didn’t make many movies, but if you turn up in an AIP Beach Party movie and an episode of  93 more words


The Woman in Green (1945)

This film marked the final (re) appearance of Professor Moriarty (or, rather, as credited, ‘Moriarity’) in the Universal Holmes and Watson series, this time in the chilly, smooth-tongued form of Henry Daniell (who was said to be Rathbone’s favourite). 836 more words

Tuesday's Overlooked Film

Dressed to Kill (1946)

Later this week, this blog turns four years. With this week’s post, I therefore take you back to where it all began: Basil Rathbone as… 486 more words

Internet Archive

The House of Fear (1945)

Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson are off to a remote part of Scotland to investigate the peculiar goings on at Drearcliff House, a gloomy old mansion where its inhabitants are all starting to receive mysterious threats before dying. 1,195 more words

Tuesday's Overlooked Film

Ep.2 The Mark of Zorro (1940)


For our second go-round, we have the traditional “we’re still working out the kinks of recording audio” episode. Sorry about that. We’re trying hard to do better. 23 more words


Basil Rathbone as Sherlock Holmes in "The Woman in Green" (1945) - reviewed by George

The movie starts with a big laugh, and then moves on to suspense. A killer somewhat similar to Jack the Ripper, but less messy, has killed three women (a fourth follows quickly) in London. 263 more words