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The Pearl of Death

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Today's Watching the Detectives programmes begin with a crime mystery film. Holmes and Watson come up against a murderous crook known as the "Creeper" when they attempt to recover a pearl that Holmes believes has been stolen by the villainous Giles Conover. Review page 63.
Director Roy William Neill (1944) (BW)

Contributors

Unknown: Giles Conover.
Director: Roy William Neill
Sherlock Holmes: Basil Rathbone
Dr Watson: Nigel Bruce
Naomi Drake: Evelyn Ankers
Inspector Lestrade: Dennis Hoey
Giles Conover: Miles Mander
Creeper: Rondo Hatton
AmosHodder: Ian Wolfe
Digby: Charles Francis
James Goodram: Holmes Herbert
Bates: Richard Nugent
Mrs Hudson: Mary Gordon

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