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Sherlock Holmes & The Woman in Green -In Glorious Black and White

Advantages: Great Sherlock Holmes entertainment. Well directed. Visual. Unusually good performances
Disadvantages: Some people won't like that it's from the 1940s and black and white

...Strange that youíve never thought to review the Universal Sherlock Holmes films before Its madness isnít it especially considering the number of times Iíve watched most of the Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce Sherlock Holmes films from the late 1930s ...

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Review of Sherlock Holmes - The Woman In Green (DVD)

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Sherlock Holmes Faces Death - More Superior Sleuthing

Advantages: Well directed; Rathbone as Holmes; Watson less a bumbling buffoon
Disadvantages: Some sllightly wooden performances; some humour is unnecessary

... Oh God itís not another Sherlock Holmes film review, whatever did the world do to suffer such a fate? Something very generous and virtuous indeed to have such good fortune? I really could not say, instead I will introduce this film, the rather mel ...

GenerallyInterested 07.08.2015 ∑ Read full review
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Can someone disappear off a moving train - watch and see

Advantages: Good thrillr storyline, well acted
Disadvantages: In black and white, you may know the story already

...Film only review The Product 1938 British thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock Written by Sidney Gilliat and Frank Launder Based on the 1936 novel The Wheel Spins by Ethel Lina White Filmed in the Gainsborough Studios at Islington, Lo ...

rolandrat123 06.08.2016 ∑ Read full review
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Review of The Lady Vanishes (DVD)

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The Lady Vanishes - Or Does She?

Advantages: An enjoyable Hitchcock thriller with a fair bit of comedy
Disadvantages: Some might find it dated

The Lady Vanishes is an Alfred Hitchcock thriller released in 1938. In a fictional Central European country just prior to World War II a handful of British people are delayed overnight due to an avalanche. As their home bound train not due to leave u ...

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"Cricket, sir! Cricket!"

Advantages: Clever banter, vintage Hitchcock, quietly charming
Disadvantages: Not for the action-loving, thrill-a-minute seeker

...Before Alfred Hitchcock went on to make American films like Psycho, he was obsessed with making movies in the comedy /thriller /mystery genre with a distinctive English touch to them. Even after the advent of colour TV, I can totally understand why this f ...

habitualdamnation 09.07.2005 ∑ Read full review
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