Sherlock Holmes: Terror by Night

Directed by: Roy William Neill
Writen by: Frank Gruber
Produced by: Howard Benedict
Run Time:59 minutes
Content Type Rating:NR
Year:1946
Genres:Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Collections:Films of the 1940s, Featured
Cast: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Alan Mowbray
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Plot:

Sherlock Holmes (Basil Rathbone) has been commissioned by Roland Carstairs to safeguard the fabulous Star of Rhodesia diamond that is owned by his mother, Lady Carstairs. Holmes is convinced that the diamond will be stolen on the train trip from Edinburgh to London; so he switches the real diamond with a fake. Unfortunately Roland is murdered, and the thieves make off with the fake. Aided by Dr. Watson (Nigel Bruce), and Inspector Lestrade (Dennis Hoey), Holmes tracks down the murderer and discovers the involvement of Colonel Sebastian Moran, the henchman of his nemesis Professor Moriarty.

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