The Bishop Murder Case
The Bishop Murder Case (1930)

Nine years before stepping into the role of Sherlock Holmes, Basil Rathbone essayed the character of S.S. Van Dyne's dilettante detective Philo Vance in The Bishop Murder Case. The murderer this time is a mysterious figure known only as… More

Rated: G
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Release Date: January 3, 1930
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Paul Chambers
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Stars a pre-Sherlock Holmes Basil Rathbone as Philo Vance. Overly melodramatic murder yarn with the cast throwing their voices like it was a stage production.

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Dennis Schwartz
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On the same level as Charlie Chan; pick your poison.

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