Sherlock Holmes Faces Death ()

directed by Roy William Neill
featuring Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Hillary Brooke, Milburn Stone, Arthur Margetson

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There are those who consider Sherlock Holmes Faces Death to be the best of Universal's Holmes series, though others hold out for 1944's The Scarlet Claw. Based loosely on Conan Doyle's The Musgrave Ritual, the plot finds Holmes (Basil Rathbone) and Watson (Nigel Bruce) being summoned to the Musgrave estate when several mysterious murders occur. By the time the mystery is solved, Sally Musgrave (Hillary Brooke), young mistress of the estate, has decided to donate her property to "the people" as part of the war effort, cuing ...

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Dec 20, 2010

I love the old movies

I enjoyed the movie and hope to order more later. I hope to find more on this character.


Apr 3, 2010

Sherlock Holmes Faces Death

This is one of the 12 original Sherlock Holmes Movies staring Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce filmed at Universal Studios and Masterfully Restored. In the collection by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the story was called "The Musgrave Ritual". In my opinion, this set of 12 classic movies are iconic and are the best of the Sherlock Holmes movies produced. I particularly enjoyed this one along with "The Scarlet Claw", and "The House of Fear".

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