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Arthur Wontner as Sherlock Holmes in “The Triumph of Sherlock Holmes” (1935) – reviewed by George

Wontner confirms his worth as Sherlock in this third of four films I was able to obtain, with Ian Fleming as Dr. Watson, Minnie Rayner as Mrs. Hudson, and Charles Mortimer as Inspector Lestrade. On the villainous side Lyn Harding … Continue reading

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Arthur Wontner as Sherlock Holmes in “Sherlock Holmes’s Fatal Hour” (1931) – reviewed by George

Arthur Wontner is to Holmes in the UK much as Basil Rathbone is to Holmes in the US. A man appears on screen and fires up and captures the audience’s perceptions. Surely Holmes speaks this way, making the lines on … Continue reading

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