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The Pearl of Death (1944) Poster

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For some curious reason Holmes' cluttered Baker Street apartment has a photograph of a beardless Abraham Lincoln.
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References Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's original Sherlock Holmes story, 'The Adventure of the Six Napoleons'.
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Holmes tells Watson that if he's wrong about the pearl's hiding place, "I shall retire to Sussex and keep bees." In the original Holmes stories, this is exactly what he does upon retirement.
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The ninth of fourteen films based on Arthur Conan Doyle's fictional consulting detective Sherlock Holmes starring Basil Rathbone as Sherlock Holmes and Nigel Bruce as Doctor Watson.
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Shooting lasted from April 11-May 1, 1944, released September 22.
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Rondo Hatton would play a different CREEPER in two follow-ups not related to this film, "House of Horrors" and "The Brute Man, " both completed in 1945, but released following Hatton's death, which occurred on February 2, 1946.
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One of the first modern-day Sherlock Holmes films starring Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce which did not feature Nazis or Nazi sympathizers as villains, and which made no reference to them.
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