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Masters of Terror


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The season of Midnight Movie double-bills continues with two masters of terror in the role of the legendary sleuth
Sherlock Holmes and the Spider Woman starring and Sherlock HolmesPerfectly cast and Dr Watson, Messrs Rathbone and Bruce set out to solve the mystery of the sinister Spider Woman who drives her hapless victims into an excruciating suicidal frenzy It's not exactly elementary, but Holmes, of course, comes out on top


Unknown: Sherlock Holmes
Unknown: Bertram Millhauser
Directed By: Roy Williams Neill
Sherlock Holmes: Basil Rathbone
Dr Watson: Nigel Bruce
Adrea Spedding: Cale Sondergaard
Lestrade: Dennis Hoey
Norman Locke: Vernon Downing
Radlik: Alec Craig
Mrs Hudson: Mary Gordon
Gilflower: Arthur Hohl
Larry: Teddy Infuhr

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