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The Sleeping Cardinal (1931) was a Mystery Film directed by Leslie S. Hiscott and produced by Julius Hagen.

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The Sleeping Cardinal or Sherlock Holmes’ Fatal Hour

By Chris on Apr 7, 2013 From Family Friendly Reviews

Family-Friendly Rating: “Enjoyable” suspense and mystery from Arthur Conan Doyle in one of the early Sherlock Holmes movies, best enjoyed by the true movie buff. There is almost no violence depicted in the film but some characters do get killed and there is a slightly spooky “Slee... Read full article


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Sherlock Holmes: May I offer you a piece of advice? Never give in to sudden impulses. They're even more dangerous than you and I am.


Dr. John Watson: Oh, Holmes, you're marvelous!
Sherlock Holmes: Elementary, my dear Watson, elementary.


Sherlock Holmes: [to Moriarity] It's very interesting, Moriarity, but your five minutes is up!


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Filmed in the 1.20:1 early sound ratio, the latter day conversion to 1.37:1 results in many of the players' heads being cropped off the top of the screen in numerous shots.
This was thought to be a lost film until a print was discovered in the United States.
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Also directed by Leslie S. Hiscott




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Also produced by Julius Hagen




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Also released in 1931




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