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Arthur Wontner as Sherlock Holmes in “Silver Blaze” (1937) – reviewed by George

This is the Holmes case with “the curious incident of the dog in the nighttime”. It is also our final glimpse of Arthur Wontner in the lead role, and so it is sad that the script flails about so wildly … Continue reading

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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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Raymond Massey as Sherlock Holmes in “Sherlock Holmes and the Speckled Band” (1931) – reviewed by George

Raymond Massey makes a good Sherlock, but the film badly needs restoration, making following the story a bit difficult. The dialogue suffers most. The movie starts with a death. A young woman runs screaming from her bedroom and falls. Her … Continue reading

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