The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

The Struggle of Super-Minds in the Crime of the Century!

Categories: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Having once again avoided criminal conviction, Professor Moriarity develops a murderous plan to "finish off" his last major nemesis, Sherlock Holmes, by making him fail to prevent the perfect crime. Does it involve a family curse, the crown jewels of England, or something else...

Status: Released IMDb
Release date: 1939-09-01
Run time: 85 minute / 1:25
Director: Alfred L. Werker
Writers: Edwin Blum, William Absalom Drake.
Production Company : 20th Century Fox
Production Country: United States of America



Basil Rathbone
as Sherlock Holmes
Nigel Bruce
as Dr. Watson
Ida Lupino
as Ann Brandon
Alan Marshal
as Jerrold Hunter
Terry Kilburn
as Billy
George Zucco
as Professor Moriarty
Henry Stephenson
as Sir Ronald Ramsgate
E. E. Clive
as Inspector Bristol
Arthur Hohl
as Henchman Bassick
May Beatty
as Mrs. Jameson, Brandon Housekeeper
Peter Willes
as Lloyd Brandon
Frank Dawson
as Dawes, Moriarty's servant
Mary Gordon
as Mrs. Hudson
Holmes Herbert
as Justice of the Court
George Regas
as Henchman Mateo
Anthony Kemble-Cooper
as Tony Conyngham (as Anthony Kemble Cooper)
Mary Forbes
as Lady Conyngham
Leonard Mudie
as Barrows - Moriarty's Attorney (uncredited)
Robert Nobel
as Foreman of the Jury (uncredited)
Ivan F. Simpson
as Gates - Trial Prosecutor (uncredited)
Neil Fitzgerald
as Clerk of the Court (uncredited)
Frank Baker
as Tompkins (uncredited)
Denis Greene
as Denis Green (uncredited)
Robert Cory
as Tower Sentry (uncredited)
Gordon Hart
as Guard (uncredited)
Keith Hitchcock
as Constable (uncredited)
Ivo Henderson
as Bobby (uncredited)
Leyland Hodgson
as Bobby (uncredited)
Boyd Irwin
as Bobby (uncredited)
Charles Irwin
as Marine Sergeant (uncredited)
Robert R. Stephenson
as Cabby (uncredited)
Harry Cording
as Second Fake Constable (uncredited)
Eric Wilton
as Conyngham Butler (uncredited)
William Austin
as Inquisitive Stranger
Frank Benson
as Cockney (uncredited)
Ted Billings
as Pub Customer (uncredited)
Darryl F. Zanuck Producer

Richard Day Art Direction
Thomas Little Set Decoration

Costume & Make-Up
Gwen Wakeling Costume Design

Edwin Blum Screenplay

Leon Shamroy Director of Photography

Arthur Conan Doyle Novel

Hans Peters Art Direction

Alfred L. Werker Director

William Gillette Theatre Play

Gene Markey Associate Producer

Robert Bischoff Editor

William Absalom Drake Screenplay

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