Archive for December, 2009

Hordes

They do look alike.

He sees you when you’re sleeping

Children react in terror to the blood-red clad scary man.

Sherlock Holmes is afoot!

With the opening of the new Sherlock Holmes’ movie on Christmas Day, Turner Classic Movies is breaking open the Sherlock Holmes’ vault.

Here’s the Christmas lineup:

8:00 PM Hound of the Baskervilles, The (1939)
Sherlock Holmes uncovers a plot to murder the heir to a country estate. Cast: Richard Greene, Basil Rathbone, Wendy Barrie. Dir: Sidney Lanfield. BW-80 mins, TV-PG, CC
9:30 PM Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, The (1939)
The famed sleuth tries to stop Professor Moriarty from stealing the Crown Jewels. Cast: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Ida Lupino. Dir: Alfred L. Werker. BW-82 mins, TV-G, CC
11:00 PM Private Life Of Sherlock Holmes, The (1970)
The legendary sleuth becomes involved with a mysterious French woman while investigating the Loch Ness monster. Cast: Robert Stephens, Christopher Lee, Genevieve Page. Dir: Billy Wilder. C-125 mins, TV-14, Letterbox Format
1:15 AM Sherlock Holmes’ Fatal Hour (1931)
Sherlock Holmes tries to stop a string of crimes masterminded by Professor Moriarty. Cast: Arthur Wontner, Ian Fleming, Philip Hewland. Dir: Leslie S. Hiscott. BW-81 mins, TV-G
2:30 AM Hound Of The Baskervilles, The (1959)
Sherlock Holmes investigates the haunting of an isolated British estate by a murderous canine. Cast: Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Andre Morell. Dir: Terence Fisher. C-87 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format
4:00 AM Study in Terror, A (1965)
Sherlock Holmes tries to unmask Jack the Ripper. Cast: John Neville, Donald Houston, John Fraser. Dir: James Hill. C-95 mins, , CC

26 Saturday
6:00 AM Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror (1942)
Sherlock Holmes investigates acts of terrorism linked to Nazi radio broadcasts. Cast: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Evelyn Ankers. Dir: John Rawlins. BW-66 mins, TV-PG
7:15 AM Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon (1942)
Sherlock Holmes fights to keep a new bombsite design from the Nazis. Cast: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Lionel Atwill. Dir: Roy William Neill. BW-68 mins, TV-PG
8:30 AM Sherlock Holmes in Washington (1943)
Sherlock Holmes tries to recover a stolen document during World War II. Cast: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Henry Daniell. Dir: Roy William Neill. BW-72 mins, TV-PG
9:45 AM Sherlock Holmes Faces Death (1943)
Sherlock Holmes investigates murders at a rest home where Watson volunteers. Cast: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Hillary Brooke. Dir: Roy William Neill. BW-68 mins, TV-PG, CC
11:00 AM Spider Woman, The (1944)
Sherlock Holmes fakes his own death to expose a killer. Cast: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Gale Sondergaard. Dir: Roy William Neill. BW-62 mins, TV-PG
12:15 PM Scarlet Claw, The (1944)
Sherlock Holmes investigates a haunting in a Canadian village vital to the war effort. Cast: Sherlock Holmes, Nigel Bruce, Paul Cavanagh. Dir: Roy William Neill. BW-74 mins, TV-PG, CC
1:30 PM Pearl of Death, The (1944)
Sherlock Holmes investigates the link between a stolen pearl and a series of murders. Cast: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Evelyn Akers. Dir: Roy William Neill. BW-69 mins, TV-PG
2:45 PM Sherlock Holmes in the House of Fear (1945)
Sherlock Holmes investigates the murder of a group of seven club members. Cast: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Aubrey Mather. Dir: Roy William Neill. BW-69 mins, TV-PG
4:00 PM Pursuit to Algiers (1945)
Sherlock Holmes tries to protect a foreign leader traveling on an ocean liner. Cast: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Marjorie Riordan. Dir: Roy William Neill. BW-65 mins, TV-PG, CC
5:15 PM Sherlock Holmes in Terror by Night (1946)
Sherlock Holmes signs on to protect a priceless diamond from jewel thieves. Cast: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Alan Mowbray. Dir: Roy William Neill. BW-63 mins, TV-PG
6:30 PM Sherlock Holmes in Dressed to Kill (1946)
Sherlock Holmes sets out to find why people are killing each other over a seemingly inexpensive music box. Cast: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Patricia Morison. Dir: Roy William Neill. BW-71 mins, TV-PG

 
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