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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Did You Know?
This was the first of Universal's Sherlock Holmes series in which Dennis Hoey
appeared as Inspector Lestrade of Scotland Yard. See more
When the Nazi agents back up their car outside Dr Tobel's apartment at about 0:08, it strikes the sidewalk causing the row of buildings to shake, indicating it was really a large backdrop. See more
French! English! How I hate those languages!
Calm yourself, my dear Braun. In a short time there will *be* only one language.
Opening credits prologue: SWITZERLAND See more
Music by Thomas Augustine Arne
Played in the score when London is shown See more