In the thirteenth Rathbone/Bruce adventure, Holmes and Watson are charged with guarding a priceless diamond "The Star of Rhodesia" as it journeys to Scotland by train. There are all manner of weird and unusual passengers to contend with as well as a few menacing villains including the notorious Col Sebastian Moran.
Copyright Status: PUBLIC DOMAIN
Registered for copyright under LP182 on 8 Feb 1946.
TERROR BY NIGHT. Universal Pictures Co., Inc., C1946. 6 reels, sd. Adapted from a story by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
Credits: Producer and director, Roy William Neill; screenplay, Frank Gruber; music director, Mark Levant; film editor, Saul A. Goodkind.
(c) Universal Pictures Co., Inc.; 8Feb46; LP182.
Algiers (1938) - Gaby (Hedy Lamarr) arrives in Algiers engaged to a fat, vulgar borderline-loathsome older man who clearly regards her as a trophy bought and paid for. Why she needed this creep isn't clear. What is clear is her falling in love with the jewel thief Pepe Le Moko (Charles Boyer) who abandons the devoted and clinging Ines (Sigrid Gurie) for this right-off-the-boat hothouse beauty. A Parisian police official (Walter Kingsford) is in Algiers determined to collar Pepe. His forays into the casbah meet with no success and quiet derision from both the locals and some of the French police who understand that the casbah is honeycombed with escape routes and populated with folks eager to thwart the gendarmerie.
This movie is part of the collection: Feature Films
Director: John Cromwell
Producer: Walter Wanger
Production Company: Walter Wanger Productions
Audio/Visual: sound, black & white
Keywords: Drama; Mystery; Romance; Charles Boyer; Hedy Lamarr
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