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Dressed to Kill (1946)

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76 min | Crime, Mystery

Sherlock Holmes sets out to discover why a trio of murderous villains, including a dangerously attractive female, are desperate to obtain three unassuming and inexpensive little music boxes.
Writers
Leonard Lee (screenplay) | Frank Gruber (adaptation) | Arthur Conan Doyle (adapted from a story by) (as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle)
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Updated May 24, 1946

Release date
Jun 7, 1946 (United States)

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38 cast members
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Basil Rathbone
Sherlock Holmes Sherlock Holmes   See fewer
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Nigel Bruce
Doctor Watson Doctor Watson   See fewer
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Patricia Morison
Mrs. Hilda Courtney Mrs. Hilda Courtney   See fewer
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Edmund Breon
Julian 'Stinky' Emery (as Edmond Breon) Julian 'Stinky' Emery (as Edmond Breon)   See fewer
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Frederick Worlock
Colonel Cavanaugh (as Frederic Worlock) Colonel Cavanaugh (as Frederic Worlock)   See fewer
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Carl Harbord
Inspector Hopkins Inspector Hopkins   See fewer
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Patricia Cameron
Evelyn Clifford Evelyn Clifford   See fewer
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Holmes Herbert
Ebenezer Crabtree Ebenezer Crabtree   See fewer
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Leyland Hodgson
Tour Guide Tour Guide   See fewer
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Mary Gordon
Mrs. Hudson Mrs. Hudson   See fewer
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Ian Wolfe
Commissioner of Scotland Yard Commissioner of Scotland Yard   See fewer
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Harry Allen
Scottish Man at Auction (uncredited) Scottish Man at Auction (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Baker
Photographer (uncredited) Photographer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Guy Bellis
Doctor (uncredited) Doctor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wilson Benge
Minister on Museum Tour (uncredited) Minister on Museum Tour (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marjorie Bennett
Antique Shop Assistant (uncredited) Antique Shop Assistant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ted Billings
Pub Patron (uncredited) Pub Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lillian Bronson
Minister's Wife (uncredited) Minister's Wife (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cyril Delevanti
Convict at Dartmoor Prison (uncredited) Convict at Dartmoor Prison (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Dillon
Detective Sergeant Thompson (uncredited) Detective Sergeant Thompson (uncredited)   See fewer
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Topsy Glyn
The Kilgour Child (uncredited) The Kilgour Child (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bobbie Hale
Pub Patron (uncredited) Pub Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charlie Hall
Cab Driver (uncredited) Cab Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Olaf Hytten
Alfred - Auction House Bookkeeper (uncredited) Alfred - Auction House Bookkeeper (uncredited)   See fewer
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Boyd Irwin
Detective with X-ray Photos (uncredited) Detective with X-ray Photos (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tiny Jones
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Guy Kingsford
Scotland Yard Undercover Convict in Dartmoor Prison (uncredited) Scotland Yard Undercover Convict in Dartmoor Prison (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eric Mayne
Man at Auction (uncredited) Man at Auction (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mathew McCue
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Frank Mills
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Hans Moebus
Man at Auction (uncredited) Man at Auction (uncredited)   See fewer
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William H. O'Brien
Detective at Murder Scene (uncredited) Detective at Murder Scene (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alexander Pollard
Crabtree's Assistant at Auction (uncredited) Crabtree's Assistant at Auction (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wallace Scott
Joe Cisto (uncredited) Joe Cisto (uncredited)   See fewer
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Anita Sharp-Bolster
Teacher on Museum Tour (uncredited) Teacher on Museum Tour (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sally Shepherd
Tobacconist (uncredited) Tobacconist (uncredited)   See fewer
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Florence Wix
Woman at Auction (uncredited) Woman at Auction (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.9 / 10 | 4,901 votes