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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939)

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85 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

The master sleuth hunts his archenemy, Professor Moriarty, who is planning the crime of the century.
Director
Alfred L. Werker (as Alfred Werker)
Writers
Edwin Blum (screenplay) | William Absalom Drake (screenplay) (as William Drake) | William Gillette (play "Sherlock Holmes")
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Updated Sep 1, 1939

Release date
Sep 1, 1939 (United States)

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37 cast members
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Basil Rathbone
Sherlock Holmes Sherlock Holmes   See fewer
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Nigel Bruce
Dr. Watson Dr. Watson   See fewer
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Ida Lupino
Ann Brandon Ann Brandon   See fewer
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Alan Marshal
Jerrold Hunter Jerrold Hunter   See fewer
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George Zucco
Professor Moriarty Professor Moriarty   See fewer
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Henry Stephenson
Sir Ronald Ramsgate Sir Ronald Ramsgate   See fewer
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E.E. Clive
Inspector Bristol Inspector Bristol   See fewer
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Arthur Hohl
Bassick Bassick   See fewer
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May Beatty
Mrs. Jameson Mrs. Jameson   See fewer
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Peter Willes
Lloyd Brandon Lloyd Brandon   See fewer
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Mary Gordon
Mrs. Hudson Mrs. Hudson   See fewer
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Holmes Herbert
Justice Justice   See fewer
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Mary Forbes
Lady Conyngham Lady Conyngham   See fewer
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William Austin
Inquisitive Stranger Inquisitive Stranger   See fewer
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Anthony Kemble-Cooper
Tony Conyngham (as Anthony Kemble Cooper) Tony Conyngham (as Anthony Kemble Cooper)   See fewer
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Frank Baker
Tompkins (uncredited) Tompkins (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Benson
Cockney (uncredited) Cockney (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ted Billings
Pub Customer (uncredited) Pub Customer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Cording
Cragin (uncredited) Cragin (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Cory
Tower Sentry (uncredited) Tower Sentry (uncredited)   See fewer
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Neil Fitzgerald
Clerk of the Court (uncredited) Clerk of the Court (uncredited)   See fewer
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Denis Green
Sergeant of the Guard (uncredited) Sergeant of the Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gordon Hart
Guard (uncredited) Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ivo Henderson
Bobby (uncredited) Bobby (uncredited)   See fewer
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Keith Hitchcock
Constable (uncredited) Constable (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leyland Hodgson
Bobby (uncredited) Bobby (uncredited)   See fewer
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Boyd Irwin
Bobby (uncredited) Bobby (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Irwin
Marine Sergeant (uncredited) Marine Sergeant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leonard Mudie
Barrows - Moriarty's Attorney (uncredited) Barrows - Moriarty's Attorney (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sol Murgi
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Nobel
Foreman of the Jury (uncredited) Foreman of the Jury (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ivan F. Simpson
Gates - Trial Prosecutor (uncredited) Gates - Trial Prosecutor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert R. Stephenson
Cabby (uncredited) Cabby (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eric Wilton
Conyngham Butler (uncredited) Conyngham Butler (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.5 / 10 | 5,525 votes