Sherlock Holmes in Washington (1943) HD online
|Complete credited cast:|
|Basil Rathbone||-||Sherlock Holmes|
|Nigel Bruce||-||Doctor Watson|
|Marjorie Lord||-||Nancy Partridge|
|Henry Daniell||-||William Easter|
|John Archer||-||Lt. Pete Merriam|
|Gavin Muir||-||Bart Lang|
|Edmund MacDonald||-||Detective Lt. Grogan|
|Holmes Herbert||-||Mr. Ahrens|
|Thurston Hall||-||Senator Henry Babcock|
The dubbed German version released in 1959 removed all Nazi references from the dialogue. The story of this edited version is about gangsters trying to get hold of a secret medicine formula that could be dangerous if in the wrong hands.
George Zucco and Henry Daniell both play villains in the film. Zucco earlier played Professor Moriarty in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939) and Daniell later played Moriarty in The Woman in Green (1945).
The "V for victory" match books were for war bonds and were not fictional.
Uniquely, Holmes and Watson do not appear until the second reel of the film.
The fifth of fourteen films based on Arthur Conan Doyle's fictional consulting detective Sherlock Holmes starring Basil Rathbone as Sherlock Holmes and Nigel Bruce as Doctor Watson.
First of four titles in Basil Rathbone's Holmes movies to feature actor Ian Wolfe in a supporting role.
This was the third Sherlock Holmes feature produced at Universal. It was the second to be directed by Roy William Neill, and the first film in which he took over as the series producer.
Marjorie Lord spends the majority of the film wearing the gown worn by Priscilla Lane in the latter part of Alfred Hitchcock's film, "Saboteur" (1942) released the previous year. Both films were distributed by Universal Pictures.
US War Bonds promo tagged onto the end of the film reads: "You're not giving - just lending - when you buy war savings stamps and bonds - on sale here"
The tune that the lady is playing on the piano is featured also in the movie 'The Night that Panicked America'.