Working for the British government, Sherlock Holmes manages to spirit Dr. Franz Tobel out of Switzerland and into England before the GESTAPO are able to get to him. Tobel has devised an immensely accurate bomb site and while he is willing to make it available to the Allies, he insists on manufacturing it himself. Soon however, he vanishes and it is left to Homes, assisted bu the bumbling Dr. Watson, to decipher a coded message he left behind. Holmes soon realizes that he is up against his old nemesis, Professor Moriarty. Written by
12 February 1943 (USA)
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(Western Electric Recording)
Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
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This was the second Sherlock Holmes feature to be produced at Universal. It was the first to be directed by Roy William Neill
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The secret weapon bomb sight is a standard photographic enlarger with the bellows and lens set upside down. If it were turned on as it is set up in the movie, the light would shine brightly upwards into the bombardier's eye. See more
...I must confess I shied at the thought of disemboweling a complete set of Charles Dickens.
Opening credits prologue: SWITZERLAND See more
Sobre las Olas (Over the Waves)
Music by Juventino Rosas
Heard as Sherlock Holmes leaves the Golden Hawk See more