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Murder by Decree

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The feature film starring
Sherlock Holmes is begged by East End traders to solve the series of vicious murders committed by the infamous 'Jack the Ripper'. As the indomitable detective and his assistant Dr Watson begin their investigation they lift a veil of corruption and terror which affects the throne of England itself. An all-star cast has been assembled for this unusual and often terrifying film about the 'meeting' of Holmes and the Ripper.
Screenplay by JOHN HOPKINS
Produced by RENÉ DUPONT and BOB CLARK Directed by BOB CLARK

Contributors

Unknown: Sherlock Holmes
Play By: John Hopkins
Produced By: René Dupont
Produced By: Bob Clark
Directed By: Bob Clark
Sherlock Holmes: Christopher Plummer
Dr Watson: James Mason
Inspector Foxborough: David Hemmings
Mary Kelly: Susan Clark
Sir Charles Warren: Anthony Quayle
Prime Minister: John Gielgud
Inspector Lestrade: Frank Finlay
Robert Lees: Donald Sutherland
Annie Crook: Genevieve Bujold
Dr Hardy: Chris Wiggins
Mrs Lees: Teddi Moore
William Slade: Peter Jonfield

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