Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon
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Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon
The second of Universal's "modernized" Sherlock Holmes films pits the Great Detective (Basil Rathbone, of course) against that "Napoleon of Crime," Professor Moriarty (Lionel Atwill). Surpassing his previous skullduggery, Moriarty has now aligned himself with the Nazis and has dedicated himself to stealing a top-secret bomb sight developed by expatriate European scientist Dr. Franz Tobel (William Post Jr.). Before being kidnapped by Moriarty's minions, Tobel was enterprising enough to disassemble his invention and distribute its components among several other… More

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"The pacing is slack, the big mystery not mysterious enough, and the showdowns between Holmes and Moriarty a bit too silly for my taste."
‑ Michael W. Phillips, Jr., Goatdog's Movies
"Not a great Sherlock (too many plot holes), but one that's entertaining, never dull and has a lot of intrigues going for it."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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