icon Film Profile: Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon - (1942)
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6.3/10 Stars
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3.5/10 Stars
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  • Director: Roy William Neill
  • Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
  • Studio: Universal Pictures
  • Black & White | Duration: 80 Mins

Overview:
The Nazis stood no chance once they knew they were up against the Allies' own secret weapon - Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson. This modernised, morale-boosting story draws only a fraction of the plot from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's source story The Dancing Men, as Holmes and Watson search for a unique bombsight that could determine the outcome of the Second World War. Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce give their customary performances as Baker Street's finest, while Lionel Atwill is believably malevolent as baleful baddie Moriarty. The film was the first in the series to be directed by Roy William Neill, who must have been doing something right - he went on to make ten more before his death in 1946.
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Cast List:
Sherlock Holmes : Basil Rathbone
Dr Watson : Nigel Bruce
Charlotte Eberli : Kaaren Verne
Professor Moriarty : Lionel Atwill
Dr Franz Tobel : William Post Jr
Inspector Lestrade : Dennis Hoey
Gottfried : George Burr MacAnnan
Mueller : Paul Fix
Sir Reginald Bailey : Holmes Herbert
Mrs Hudson : Mary Gordon

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