Starting in Switzerland, Sherlock Holmes rescues the inventor of a bomb-sight which the allies want to keep from the Nazis. Back in London it sems that the inventor is not all that he seemed. Written by
Michael Crew <email@example.com>
12 February 1943 (USA)
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(Western Electric Recording)
Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
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Moriarty taunts Holmes by saying "The needle to the end, eh, Holmes?" Possibly a reference to Sherlock's cocaine habit, an important character element from the books. This could not be depicted openly in this series, due to film taboos of the time. Or maybe this line simply means that Holmes is a "needle" in Moriarty's side. See more
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
Dr. Franz Tobel
You would take the Nazis' own car?
One must adapt oneself to the tools at hand.
Music by Thomas Augustine Arne
Played in the score when London is shown See more