Sherlock Holmes and the Woman in Green
Sherlock Holmes and the Woman in Green (1945)

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… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: July 27, 1945
DVD Release Date: November 27, 2001
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Phil Hall
Film Threat

Superior entry in the delightful Basil Rathbone-Nigel Bruce series.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A solid entry in the Holmes series.

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John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews

No one does Holmes like Basil, and this ranks among the stronger of the series

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Interesting Rathbone Holmes film with a slightly different approach

Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies

It's one of the best in the series, partly because it strays from formula and partly because it summons some genuine mystery.

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James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

engaging in the way it predates both the serial killer narrative ... and the mind-control paranoia that infused Cold War films

Flixster Audience Score: 57% Flixster User Reviews
Tim Salmons
I love the Sherlock Holmes films with Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce quite a bit, but The Woman in Green is a slight step back to me in terms of story quality.… More
Anastasia Bartzoulianou
I found this review by dhetteix rather useful: "this particular outing for Holmes is a bit of a letdown. To be sure, the themes of Hypnotism and… More
Daniel Hetteix
The illustrious Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce never falter in their acting, although this particular outing for Holmes is a bit of a letdown. To be sure, the… More
Barry Lappin
Despite the hugely camp nature of their relationship I couldnt help but love the way in which Rathbone and Bruce worked together in theses detective… More
Sunil Jawahir
Interesting but placing a lot of the blame on hypnotism was a bit sill. Glad that Moriarty was mainly responsible though.
Anthony Valletta
Sturdy Sherlock Holmes outing.