Sherlock Holmes (1932) - Plot Summary Poster

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  • Moriarty is sentenced to death, and Sherlock Holmes prepares to retire to the country and marry his girl (sic). But Moriarty has sworn that Holmes, Lt-Col Gore-King of Scotland Yard, and his trial judge shall all be hanged too. When Moriarty escapes and proceeds to put his threat into operation, Holmes has to postpone his retirement.

    - Written by Kieron O'Hara <koh@psyc.nott.ac.uk>
  • The fiendish Dr. Moriarty is sentenced to death at the Old Bailey. From the dock, he swears that the prosecutor will hang before he does, and that the head of Scotland Yard, and Sherlock Holmes, will also die. Meanwhile, Holmes is in the country, meeting the banker father of his fiancée, to arrange his wedding! Then, the prosecutor is found hanged, and Holmes is told that Moriarty has escaped. Set in England c. 1930, with concessions to American taste as Moriarty imports a gangster to join his band of international master criminals.

    - Written by Michael Crew <m.crew@bbcnc.org.uk>
  • The famous detective is pulled away from retirement and his fiancée when the condemned Moriarty escapes from prison and swears vengeance.

    - Written by cupcakes


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