Dressed to Kill (1946)

Genres - Mystery, Thriller  |   Sub-Genres - Detective Film  |   Release Date - Jun 7, 1946 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 72 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Based on the prolific Sir Arthur Conan Doyle mysteries, Sherlock Holmes is on the job again. This time the inmate of a British prison has incorporated stolen Bank of England engraving plates into a series of music boxes he has made and multiple criminals are out to find them. Holmes must be first. It's a weak, thin plot for the final of the Holmes/Watson series but it is still a joy to see Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce working off one another.

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deduction [reasoning], bank-robbery, Britain, counterfeit, criminal, detective, inmate, investigation, music-box, private-detective, robbery, bank, boxing, employment, final-exams, maniac, music, prison