Category Archives: Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes (Failed TV Pilot – 1951)

John Longden is Sherlock and Campbell Singer is Dr.Watson. This is an adaption of Conan Doyle’s “The Man With The Twisted Lip.” The opening credits state it was made with the cooperation of Doyle’s estate. This is not a very … Continue reading

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Terror By Night (1946)

Good entry in the Basil Rathbone-Nigel Bruce Sherlock Holmes series. The screenplay is by mystery writer Frank Gruber. It’s based somewhat on two Holmes stories, “The Disappearance Of Lady Frances Carfax” and “The Adventure Of The¬†Blue Carbuncle.” Holmes is hired … Continue reading

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Sherlock Holmes (1954-55)

Ronald Howard is the son of Leslie Howard (Ashley from “Gone With The Wind”). He also appeared as Wing Commander Hayes in the series “Cowboy In Africa” (1967-68). His Holmes has a light, comedic touch. There are a lot better … Continue reading

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The Woman In Green (1945)

A low point in the Basil Rathbone, Sherlock Holmes series. It’s not based on a story by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and that may be one major reason for its weakness. Women are being murdered around London and after death, … Continue reading

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