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Sherlock Holmes in Washington (1943)

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Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson travel to Washington D.C. in order to prevent a secret document from falling into enemy hands.

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William Easter
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Heinrich Hinckel aka Richard Stanley
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Naval Lt. Pete Merriam
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Mr. Lang, government agent
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Detective Lt. Grogan
Don Terry ...
Howe
Bradley Page ...
Cady
Holmes Herbert ...
Mr. Ahrens
Thurston Hall ...
Senator Henry Babcock
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In World War II, a British secret agent carrying a vitally important document is kidnapped en route to Washington. The British government calls on Sherlock Holmes to recover it. Written by Philip Apps <apps@math.wisc.edu>

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30 April 1943 (USA)  »

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Sherlock Holmes em Washington  »

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First of four titles in Basil Rathbone's Holmes movies to feature actor Ian Wolfe in a supporting role. See more »

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The character Nancy Partridge is wrongly identified in the end credits as "Nancy Pattridge". See more »

Quotes

Sherlock Holmes: [Ahrens of the Home Office is explaining the situation about Pettibone having secretly taken a legal document to Washington] What form was this document in?
Mr. Ahrens: It was typed -- on two sheets of legal paper.
Dr. John H. Watson: Two sheets! That's too bulky to swallow!
Sherlock Holmes: And dry, Watson, fearfully dry -- especially *legal* papers!
[no one bats an eye at the horrible pun...]
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Follows Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror (1942) See more »

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Sherlock Holmes in Washington is GOOD!
1 January 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Once again Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce deliver the goods in "Sherlock Holmes in Washington." I like this film from 1943.... A great cast that includes Henry Daniell, George Zucco and some other fine actors of note......

If I have any gripe at all about the series of 'Holmes' films that Rathbone and Bruce made is, they are all between 60 to 75 minutes long.... To me, that means rather short... I'd prefer longer scripts and films that run at least 80 to 90 minutes long.... For the 1940s, that is a normal run......

I love these old-time co-stars like "Henry Daniell, George Zucco, Lionel Atwill & Dennis Hoey." All them guys were pluses for the series of 'Holmes' films produced from 1939 to 1946...... Good quality there...

MR.BILL


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