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Sherlock Holmes: Terror By Night

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“Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night, nor for the arrow that flieth by day.” So it is said-ith in the Bible.

This movie has absolutely nothing to do with that quotation. Instead, here are Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce, back again as Holmes and Watson, investigating a series of murders committed on a train bound for Scotland. None of the murders are done with an arrow that flieth, but they do all take place at night, so that's got to count for something.

Holmes is customarily unruffled, Watson is ruffled pretty much all the time, and there are a bunch of interesting accents on display. So jump on board, for the greatest murder mystery ever to occur on a train and not involving a finicky Belgian detective.

Written by: Matthew J. Elliott

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Poster art by Jason Martian
Poster art by Jason Martian

RiffMeter rating

Average: 9.5 (111 votes)

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Movie Decade

Release date

January 3, 2020


60 minutes
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