Tag Archives: Frank Finlay

The Return of the Musketeers (1989)- reviewed by George

In this third and last Richard Lester-directed Musketeers movie (Based on Alexandre Dumas’s “Twenty Years After”), only D’Artagnan (Michael York) is still a musketeer, and he has been stalled at Lieutenant for 20 years. A second generation is featured: Athos’s … Continue reading

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Michael York as D’Artagnan in “The Four Musketeers” (1974) – reviewed by George

Last week Richard Lester’s Musketeers movie had a perfectly good ending, but here is the second half of the story. D’Artagnan is being inducted into the King’s Musketeers in a ceremony performed in front of King Louis XIII (Jean Pierre … Continue reading

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Michael York as D’Artagnan in “The Three Musketeers” (1973) – reviewed by George

As you would expect from director Richard Lester, while the book is followed, a lot of humor is injected into the proceedings. This is an adventure-comedy version. It starts with a really rough fencing (or dueling) lesson from father to … Continue reading

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Jeremy Brett as Sherlock Holmes, Charles Gray as Mycroft Holmes, and Edward Hardwicke as John Watson in “The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes” (1994) – reviewed by George

Frank Finlay, Anna Carteret, Patricia Kerrigan, and Nigel Planer as Professor Coram, Anna, Abigail Grosby, and Inspector Hopkins in “The Golden Pince-Nez” In this episode Watson is stuck in his surgery due to terrible weather producing many illnesses. But Mycroft … Continue reading

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Christopher Plummer is Sherlock Holmes in “Murder by Decree” (1978) – reviewed by George

This is Holmes vs. Jack the Ripper and it has a moody Victorian quality, and in its depiction of squalid Whitechapel the people responsible for the sets (Harry Pottle served as Production Designer and Denise Exshaw as Set Decorator) score … Continue reading

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A Study in Terror (1965) – reviewed by George

Despite the subject matter, this is a beautiful movie – the sets, the costumes, the color photography. The production design was by Vetchinsky, the set dresser was Helen Thomas, the costumes were by Motley, and the director of photography was … Continue reading

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