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Dressed to Kill (1946) was a Mystery - Film Adaptation Film directed by Roy William Neill and produced by Roy William Neill and Howard Benedict.

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Dressed to Kill (1980, Brian De Palma)

By Andrew Wickliffe on Nov 17, 2017 From The Stop Button

Dressed to Kill has oodles of style. It doesn?t have a lot else going for it?a lot of the acting, sure, but the acting never pays off for anyone?but it does have style. Director De Palma and cinematographer Ralf D. Bode create an ethereal New York for the action to play out in. The film opens with s... Read full article


She’s Dressed to Kill (1979, Gus Trikonis)

By Andrew Wickliffe on Jun 27, 2016 From The Stop Button

She’s Dressed to Kill is a simultaneously a perfect TV movie and a disappointment. It’s a murder mystery set on an isolated mountain; Eleanor Parker is a recluse fashion designer who has a show and the attendees can’t stop being murdered. Only the killer has followed the attendees,... Read full article


CCU17: Dressed to Kill (1980)

By Aaron West on Nov 28, 2015 From Criterion Blues

Nov 28 Posted by aaronwest Aaron and Mark talk about Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Brian De Palma’s 1980 sensual thriller, Dressed to Kill. We go into De Palma and how he’s just a film buff that is able to make movies, plus we investigate the expression of sexuality through therapy, a... Read full article


CCU17: Dressed to Kill (1980)

By Aaron West on Nov 28, 2015 From Criterion Blues

Nov 28 Posted by aaronwest Aaron and Mark talk about Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Brian De Palma’s 1980 sensual thriller, Dressed to Kill. We go into De Palma and how he’s just a film buff that is able to make movies, plus we investigate the expression of sexuality through therapy, a... Read full article


CCU17: Dressed to Kill (1980)

By Aaron West on Nov 28, 2015 From Criterion Blues

Nov 28 Posted by aaronwest Aaron and Mark talk about Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Brian De Palma’s 1980 sensual thriller, Dressed to Kill. We go into De Palma and how he’s just a film buff that is able to make movies, plus we investigate the expression of sexuality through therapy, a... Read full article


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Colonel Cavanaugh: By this time Mr. Holmes has exchanged his violin for a harp.
Mrs. Hilda Courtney: Oh, well, we're assuming Heaven is his destination.


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Mention is made by Watson of two stories from the original canon, "A Scandal in Bohemia" and "The Solitary Cyclist."
The last 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.
The ploy of using a bogus fire to reveal the location of a hidden item is taken from "A Scandal in Bohemia" and connections are made between Mrs. Courtney and that story's villainess, Irene Adler.
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