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The Woman in Green | Movie Details for Director Roy William Neill | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  The Woman in Green  68 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Mystery]  [Roy William Neill]  [27 Jul 1945]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Basil Rathbone, Henry Daniell, Hillary Brooke, Nigel Bruce
Plot:  Sherlock Holmes investigates when young women around London turn up murdered, each with a finger severed off. Scotland Yard suspects a madman, but Holmes believes the killings to be part of a diabolical plot.
Writer:  Bertram Millhauser (original screenplay), Arthur Conan Doyle (based on the characters created by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Dressed to Kill | Movie Details for Director Roy William Neill | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  Dressed to Kill  76 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Mystery]  [Roy William Neill]  [07 Jun 1946]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Actors:  Basil Rathbone, Edmund Breon, Nigel Bruce, Patricia Morison
Plot:  Sherlock Holmes sets out to discover why a trio of murderous villains, including a dangerously attractive female, are desperate to obtain three unassuming and inexpensive little music boxes.
Writer:  Leonard Lee (screenplay), Frank Gruber (adaptation), Arthur Conan Doyle (adapted from a story by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Scarlet Claw | Movie Details for Director Roy William Neill | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  The Scarlet Claw  74 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery]  [Roy William Neill]  [26 May 1944]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Basil Rathbone, Gerald Hamer, Nigel Bruce, Paul Cavanagh
Plot:  When a gentlewoman is found dead with her throat torn out, the villagers blame a supernatural monster. But Sherlock Holmes, who gets drawn into the case from nearby Quebec, suspects a human murderer.
Writer:  Edmund L. Hartmann (screenplay), Roy William Neill (screenplay), Paul Gangelin (story), Brenda Weisberg (story), Arthur Conan Doyle (characters)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Pearl of Death | Movie Details for Director Roy William Neill | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  The Pearl of Death  69 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Roy William Neill]  [01 Aug 1944]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Basil Rathbone, Dennis Hoey, Evelyn Ankers, Nigel Bruce
Plot:  When a valuable pearl with a sinister reputation is stolen, Sherlock Holmes must investigate its link to a series of brutal murders.
Writer:  Bertram Millhauser (screenplay), Arthur Conan Doyle (story "The Six Napoleons")
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
American Madness | Movie Details for Director Frank Capra, Allan Dwan, Roy William Neill | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  American Madness  75 min,  PASSED,  [Drama]  [Frank Capra, Allan Dwan, Roy William Neill]  [15 Aug 1932]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Constance Cummings, Kay Johnson, Pat O'Brien, Walter Huston
Plot:  Socially-conscious banker Thomas Dickson faces a crisis when his protégé is wrongly accused for robbing the bank, gossip of the robbery starts a bank run, and evidence suggests Dickson's wife had an affair...all in the same day.
Writer:  Robert Riskin (story and dialogue)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Terror by Night | Movie Details for Director Roy William Neill | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  Terror by Night  60 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Roy William Neill]  [01 Feb 1946]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 75%, External Reviews
Actors:  Alan Mowbray, Basil Rathbone, Dennis Hoey, Nigel Bruce
Plot:  When the fabled Star of Rhodesia diamond is stolen on a London to Edinburgh train and the son of its owner is murdered, Sherlock Holmes must discover which of his suspicious fellow passengers is responsible.
Writer:  Frank Gruber (screenplay), Arthur Conan Doyle (adapted from a story by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Pursuit to Algiers | Movie Details for Director Roy William Neill | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  Pursuit to Algiers  65 min,  APPROVED,  [Adventure, Crime, Film-Noir]  [Roy William Neill]  [26 Oct 1945]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Basil Rathbone, Marjorie Riordan, Nigel Bruce, Rosalind Ivan
Plot:  Holmes is recruited to escort the heir to a European throne safely back to his homeland after his father's assassination.
Writer:  Arthur Conan Doyle (story collection "The Return of Sherlock Holmes"), Leonard Lee (original screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Sherlock Holmes Faces Death | Movie Details for Director Roy William Neill | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  Sherlock Holmes Faces Death  68 min,  PASSED,  [Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery]  [Roy William Neill]  [17 Sep 1943]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Arthur Margetson, Basil Rathbone, Dennis Hoey, Nigel Bruce
Plot:  During WWII several murders occur at a convalescent home where Dr. Watson has volunteered his services. He summons Holmes for help and the master detective proceeds to solve the crime from ...
Writer:  Bertram Millhauser (screenplay), Arthur Conan Doyle (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Black Angel | Movie Details for Director Roy William Neill | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Black Angel  81 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery]  [Roy William Neill]  [02 Aug 1946]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Broderick Crawford, Dan Duryea, June Vincent, Peter Lorre
Plot:  When Kirk Bennett is convicted of a singer's murder, his wife tries to prove him innocent...aided by the victim's ex-husband.
Writer:  Roy Chanslor (screenplay), Cornell Woolrich (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Sherlock Holmes in Washington | Movie Details for Director Roy William Neill | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Sherlock Holmes in Washington  71 min,  APPROVED,  [Film-Noir, Mystery]  [Roy William Neill]  [30 Apr 1943]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Basil Rathbone, Henry Daniell, Marjorie Lord, Nigel Bruce
Plot:  Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson travel to Washington D.C. in order to prevent a secret document from falling into enemy hands.
Writer:  Bertram Millhauser (screenplay), Lynn Riggs (screenplay), Bertram Millhauser (original story), Arthur Conan Doyle (based on the characters created by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Black Room | Movie Details for Director Roy William Neill | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  The Black Room  70 min,  UNRATED,  [Crime, Horror]  [Roy William Neill]  [15 Jul 1935]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Boris Karloff, Marian Marsh, Robert Allen, Thurston Hall
Plot:  Ignoring an ancient prophecy, evil brother Gregor seeks to maintain his feudal power on his his Tyrolean estate by murdering and impersonating his benevolent younger twin.
Writer:  Arthur Strawn (screenplay), Henry Myers (screenplay), Arthur Strawn (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Viking | Movie Details for Director Roy William Neill | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  The Viking  90 min,  PASSED,  [Action, Adventure, History]  [Roy William Neill]  [02 Nov 1928]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Anders Randolf, Donald Crisp, LeRoy Mason, Pauline Starke
Plot:  Vikings compete for power and the love of a woman.
Writer:  Jack Cunningham (screen play), Ottilie A. Liljencrantz (based on the novel by: "The Thrall of Leif the Lucky")
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Whirlpool | Movie Details for Director Roy William Neill | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Whirlpool  80 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Romance]  [Roy William Neill]  [10 Apr 1934]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Allen Jenkins, Donald Cook, Jack Holt, Jean Arthur
Plot:  Carnie owner Buck Rankin marries local girl Helen and plans to go straight, but after a brawl ends up with a twenty-year sentence for manslaughter. When a pregnant Helen vows to wait for ...
Writer:  Howard Emmett Rogers (story), Dorothy Howell (screenplay), Ethel Hill (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Wall Street | Movie Details for Director Roy William Neill | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  Wall Street  68 min,  [Drama]  [Roy William Neill]  [01 Dec 1929]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Aileen Pringle, Freddie Burke Frederick, Philip Strange, Ralph Ince
Plot:  N/A
Writer:  Paul Gangelin (story), Norman Houston, Jack Kirkland (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man | Movie Details for Director Roy William Neill | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 45%  Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man  74 min,  APPROVED,  [Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi]  [Roy William Neill]  [05 Mar 1943]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 25%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Ilona Massey, Lionel Atwill, Lon Chaney Jr., Patric Knowles
Plot:  After being awakened, Larry Talbot chips Frankenstein's Monster out of a block of ice. When Talbot changes to the Wolf Man, the two creatures battle each other.
Writer:  Curt Siodmak (original screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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