Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror
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Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror
From the first frame of its opening credits, Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror promises (and subsequently delivers) mystery and thrills several layers deep -- following a short prologue intended to introduce Holmes to contemporary England (circa 1942), there is a series of terror broadcasts from Germany, announcing destruction throughout the British isles, and a montage of explosions and other disasters causing havoc. Sherlock Holmes (Basil Rathbone) and Dr. Watson (Nigel Bruce) are called in by Sir Evan Barham (Reginald Denny) of British intelligence's Inner Council to investigate… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"This is the first entry in Universal's modernized version of the Sherlock Holmes series."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"John Rawlins, normally a minor director, did a smashing job in framing the story with moody noir-style cinematography."
‑ Phil Hall, IdentityTheory
"It almost completely lacks the moody atmosphere and tight pacing of the previous two films."
‑ Michael W. Phillips, Jr., Goatdog's Movies
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