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The Triumph of Sherlock Holmes (1935)

Holmes, retired to Sussex, is drawn into a last case when.arch enemy Moriarty arranges with an American gang to kill one John Douglas, a country gentleman with a mysterious past. Holmes' ... See full summary »

Director:

Leslie S. Hiscott

Writers:

Arthur Conan Doyle (novel), H. Fowler Mear (adaptation) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Arthur Wontner ... Sherlock Holmes
Lyn Harding ... Professor Moriarty
Leslie Perrins ... John Douglas
Jane Carr ... Ettie Douglas
Ian Fleming ... Dr. Watson
Charles Mortimer Charles Mortimer ... Inspector Lestrade
Minnie Rayner ... Mrs. Hudson
Michael Shepley ... Cecil Barker
Ben Welden ... Ted Balding
Roy Emerton Roy Emerton ... Boss McGinty
Conway Dixon Conway Dixon ... Ames
Wilfrid Caithness Wilfrid Caithness ... Colonel Sebastian Moran
Edmund D'Alby Edmund D'Alby ... Captain Marvin
Ernest Lynds Ernest Lynds ... Jacob Shafter
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Storyline

Holmes, retired to Sussex, is drawn into a last case when.arch enemy Moriarty arranges with an American gang to kill one John Douglas, a country gentleman with a mysterious past. Holmes' methods baffle Watson and Lestrade, but his results astonish them. In a long flashback, the victim's wife tells the story of the sinister Vermissa Valley. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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Mystery | Thriller

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »
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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

February 1935 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

El triunfo de Sherlock Holmes See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Real Art Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Ontario)

Sound Mix:

Mono (Visatone Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Some of the video boxes for the US video release incorrectly claim that the Ian Fleming playing Dr. Watson was the Ian Fleming who was the creator/writer of the James Bond novels. Although both men have the same name - a not particularly uncommon one in England - the actor playing Dr. Watson was not the same man as the James Bond author, and was in fact not even related to him. This Ian Fleming had a 40-year career as an actor and played in over 100 British films. See more »

Quotes

Lestrade: On the way I'll tell you all I know.
Holmes: We're not going very far then, are we?
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Suspense
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Music by W.L. Trytel
Campbell, Connelly & Co.
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Good and Loud
26 October 2002 | by bobliptonSee all my reviews

Good camerawork helps this stylishly shot although slightly stagily performed version of Doyle's THE VALLEY OF FEAR. The principals are excellent in their roles, but the supporting actors tend to ham it up a bit. Wontner gives a witty performance as Holmes and Ian Fleming -- no, not that Ian Fleming -- is an intelligent Watson.


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