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    The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (20th Century Fox, 1939). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    20th Century Fox had such a hit with their first attempt at Arthur Conan Doyle's fictional sleuth Sherlock Holmes in Hound of the Baskervilles (1938) starring Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce as Dr. Watson, that this wonderful film would follow. Set in Victorian England (all of the later Universal films would be set in contemporary time), it matches Holmes against his arch rival, Professor Moriarty, who is set to steal the Crown Jewels. Co-starring Ida Lupino and George Zucco as Moriarty, this classic film would set the benchmark for all of the twelve other films made at Universal Studio in the series. Interestingly enough, this was the only entry in the film series not based on a Doyle story, but on the famous stage play by William Gillette. This is the first time Heritage has offered this beautiful one sheet and this is an exceptional unrestored copy with only pinholes in the corners. Very Fine+.


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