Murder by Decree (1978) reviews and overview

‘1888: Jack the Ripper stalks the streets of London…’ Murder by Decree is a 1978 Canadian-British horror feature film about Sherlock Holmes investigating the true-life Jack the Ripper murders. Co-produced …

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A Study in Terror – UK, 1965 – reviews

A Study in Terror is a 1965 British horror thriller film directed by James Hill from a screenplay by Derek Ford and Donald Ford (Corruption). It was produced by Herman Cohen, Michael Klinger and Tony …

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Lionel Atwill – actor

Lionel Alfred William Atwill (1 March 1885 – 22 April 1946) was an English stage and film actor. He was born on March 1, 1885 in Croydon, Surrey. He studied architecture …

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Bob Clark – director

Benjamin ‘Bob’ Clark could have been one of the leading lights of the horror genre after making a series of popular and critically acclaimed shockers during the 1970’s. Yet despite …

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The Scarlet Claw (1944) reviews and overview

The Scarlet Claw is a 1944 Sherlock Holmes movie directed by Roy William Neill, starring Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce. It is the eighth film of the Rathbone/Bruce series. David Stuart Davies notes on the film’s DVD audio commentary that it’s …

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