Sherlock Holmes in Pearl of Death
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Sherlock Holmes in Pearl of Death
This above-average entry in Universal's Sherlock Holmes series is loosely based on the Conan Doyle story The Six Napoleons. On this occasion, Holmes (Basil Rathbone) and Watson (Nigel Bruce) are assigned to guard the priceless Borgia Pearl, a "cursed" gem that has inspired scores of murders over the years. Their principal antagonist is master criminal Giles Conover (Miles Mander), who, though he is constantly thwarted in his efforts to pilfer the pearl, manages to discredit Holmes in the eyes of the public. Conover's chief assistant is the beautiful Naomi Drake (Evelyn… More
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"The suspenseful film was entertaining."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"It's certainly not the worst film in the series, but it's pretty weak."
‑ Michael W. Phillips, Jr., Goatdog's Movies
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