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The Pearl of Death (1944) was a Crime - Drama Film directed by Roy William Neill and produced by Roy William Neill.

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Sherlock Holmes: I don't like the smell of you - an underground smell, the sick sweetness of decay. You haven't robbed and killed merely for the game like any ordinary halfway decent thug. No, you're in love with cruelty for it's own sake.


Sherlock Holmes: [to Watson] My dear chap, I really must caution you against hitting newspaper reporters in the teeth...


Sherlock Holmes: [sitting down gingerly to remove his make-up] Oh, I'm as stiff as a varnished eel!


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One of the first modern-day Sherlock Holmes films starring Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce which did not feature Nazis or Nazi sympathizers as villains, and which made no reference to them.
Shooting lasted from April 11-May 1, 1944, released September 22.
The ninth 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.
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