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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939) was a Crime - Mystery Film directed by Alfred L. Werker and produced by Darryl F. Zanuck and Gene Markey.

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Watching 1939: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939)

on Oct 24, 2019 From Comet Over Hollywood

In 2011, I announced I was trying to see every film released in 1939. This new series chronicles films released in 1939 as I watch them.?As we start out this blog feature, this section may become more concrete as I search for a common thread that runs throughout each film of the year. Right now, tha... Read full article


The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Jan 31, 2019 From 4 Star Films

“Elementary My Dear Watson” owes its indelible stature in the lexicon hall of fame to this second installment in 20th Century Fox’s Sherlock Holmes series. The studio?obviously did not gather the phrase to have that much resonance as they gave up on the franchise only to have it be... Read full article


SPENDING TIME WITH SHERLOCK: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939)

on Jan 11, 2017 From Caftan Woman

20th Century Fox, especially under the auspices of Darryl Zanuck in the 1930s, was adept and successful at historical dramas and literary adaptations. Consider the quality and entertainment value in Lloyds of London, Steamboat 'Round the Bend, Wee Willie Winkie, Kidnapped, Jesse James, Young Mr. Lin... Read full article


SPENDING TIME WITH SHERLOCK: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939)

By Caftan Woman on Jan 11, 2017 From Caftan Woman

20th Century Fox, especially under the auspices of Darryl Zanuck in the 1930s, was adept and successful at historical dramas and literary adaptations. Consider the quality and entertainment value in Lloyds of London, Steamboat 'Round the Bend, Wee Willie Winkie, Kidnapped, Jesse James, Young Mr. Lin... Read full article


The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Happy Anniversary! Premiered, September 1, 1939

By C. S. Williams on Sep 1, 2014 From Classic Film Aficionados

Prior to The Hound of the Baskervilles, March of 1939, Basil Rathbone was considered the Arch-Master of the Sinister, and he was probably difficult to accept as Holmes, as seen in the following prize winning letter in the November, 1939, edition of Modern Screen. Really the story of The Adventure... Read full article


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Sherlock Holmes: Whatever Watson has found out, you'll know inevitably. I have unbounded confidence in his lack of discretion.


Sherlock Holmes: I've decided to accept your case, Miss Brandon. I shall help you all I can.
Ann Brandon: Oh, Thank you.
Jerrold Hunter: We don't want your interference, Mr. Holmes.
Sherlock Holmes: I interfere whenever and wherever I like, Mr. Hunter.


Sherlock Holmes: Elementary, my dear Watson.


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Alan Marshal, George Zucco, and Mary Gordon (uncredited) also appear in the 1936 movie, After The Thin Man.
The second 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.
Lionel Atwill was originally cast as Prof. Moriarty, but was replaced before shooting by George Zucco.
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