Sherlock Holmes and the Woman in Green
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Sherlock Holmes and the Woman in Green
Based on Conan Doyle's The Adventure of the Empty House, this "Sherlock Holmes" entry finds Holmes (Basil Rathbone) and Dr. Watson (Nigel Bruce) trying to solve the case of the "Finger Murders". Several beautiful women have been found slain, all with their right forefingers severed from their hands. The police are prepared to write off the killings as the work of a madman, but Holmes deduces that there's a sane motive behind it all. Sure enough, the trail of evidence leads to Holmes' perennial nemesis Professor Moriarity (Henry Daniell), who is in league with… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Superior entry in the delightful Basil Rathbone-Nigel Bruce series."
‑ Phil Hall, Film Threat
"A solid entry in the Holmes series."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"No one does Holmes like Basil, and this ranks among the stronger of the series"
‑ John A. Nesbit, Old School Reviews
"Interesting Rathbone Holmes film with a slightly different approach"
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"It's one of the best in the series, partly because it strays from formula and partly because it summons some genuine mystery."
‑ Michael W. Phillips, Jr., Goatdog's Movies
"engaging in the way it predates both the serial killer narrative ... and the mind-control paranoia that infused Cold War films"
‑ James Kendrick, Q Network Film Desk
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