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The Triumph of Sherlock Holmes (1935)

Unrated | | Mystery, Thriller | February 1935 (UK)
Holmes, retired to Sussex, is drawn into a last case when.arch enemy Moriarty arranges with an American gang to kill one John Douglas, a country gentleman with a mysterious past. Holmes' ... See full summary »

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Holmes, retired to Sussex, is drawn into a last case when.arch enemy Moriarty arranges with an American gang to kill one John Douglas, a country gentleman with a mysterious past. Holmes' methods baffle Watson and Lestrade, but his results astonish them. In a long flashback, the victim's wife tells the story of the sinister Vermissa Valley. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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Mystery | Thriller

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Also Known As:

El triunfo de Sherlock Holmes  »

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(Visatone Sound System)

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This film received its initial USA telecast when it hit the air waves in New York City Friday 8 September 1939 on pioneer television station W2XBS (Channel 1). See more »

Quotes

Lestrade: On the way I'll tell you all I know.
Holmes: We're not going very far then, are we?
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Music by W.L. Trytel
Campbell, Connelly & Co.
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Good and Loud
26 October 2002 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

Good camerawork helps this stylishly shot although slightly stagily performed version of Doyle's THE ALLEY OF FEAR. The principals are excellent in their roles, but the supporting actors tend to ham it up a bit. Wontner gives a witty performance as Holmes and Ian Fleming -- no, not that Ian Fleming -- is an intelligent Watson.


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