The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959)

TERENCE FISHER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB United Kingdom, 1959. Hammer Films. Screenplay by Peter Bryan, based on the novel by Arthur Conan Doyle. Cinematography by Jack Asher. Produced by Anthony Hinds. Music by James Bernard. Production Design by Bernard Robinson. Costume Design by Molly Arbuthnot. Film Editing by Alfred Cox. One of the…

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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939)

ALFRED L. WERKER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA, 1939.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Edwin Blum, William Absalom Drake, based on the play by William Gillette, from characters created by Arthur Conan Doyle.  Cinematography by Leon Shamroy.  Produced by Darryl F. Zanuck.  Music by Robert Russell Bennett, David Buttolph, Cyril J. Mockridge, David…

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The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes’ Smarter Brother (1975)

GENE WILDER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB. Alternate title: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes’ Smarter Brother United Kingdom/USA, 1975.  Jouer Films, Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Gene Wilder, based on characters created by Arthur Conan Doyle.  Cinematography by Gerry Fisher.  Produced by Richard A. Roth.   Music by John Morris.  Production Design by Terence Marsh. …

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Young Sherlock Holmes (1985)

BARRY LEVINSON Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA, 1985.  Amblin Entertainment, Industrial Light & Magic, Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Chris Columbus, based on characters created by Arthur Conan Doyle.  Cinematography by Stephen Goldblatt.  Produced by Mark Johnson, Henry Winkler.  Music by Bruce Broughton.   Production Design by Norman Reynolds.  Costume Design by Raymond Hughes.  Film…

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Mr. Holmes (2015)

BILL CONDON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  United Kingdom/USA, 2015.  Miramax, Roadside Attractions, BBC Films, FilmNation Entertainment, Archer Gray, See-Saw Films, Twenty First City.  Screen story by Mitch Cullin, Screenplay by Jeffrey Hatcher, based on the novel A Slight Trick of the Mind by Mitch Cullin, from characters created by Arthur Conan Doyle.  Cinematography by Tobias A. Schliessler.  Produced by Iain…

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Sherlock Holmes And The Secret Weapon (1942)

ROY WILLIAM NEILL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  USA, 1942.  Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by Edward T. Lowe Jr., Scott Darling, Edmund L. Hartmann, adaptation by Scott Darling, Edward T. Lowe Jr., based on the story The Dancing Men by Arthur Conan Doyle.  Cinematography by Lester White.  Produced by Howard Benedict.  Music by Frank Skinner.  Production Design by Jack Otterson.  Costume Design by Vera West.  Film…

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Terror By Night (1946)

ROY WILLIAM NEILL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1946.  Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by Frank Gruber, adapted from a story by Arthur Conan Doyle.  Cinematography by Maury Gertsman.  Produced by Roy William Neill. Production Design by John B. Goodman, Abraham Grossman.  Costume Design by Vera West.  Film Editing by Saul A. Goodkind. One of a number of films that Basil Rathbone filmed…

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The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (1976)

HERBERT ROSS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  United Kingdom/USA, 1976.  Alex Winitsky/Arlene Sellers Productions, Herbert Ross Productions, Universal Pictures. Screenplay by Nicholas Meyer, based on characters created by Arthur Conan Doyle.  Cinematography by Oswald Morris.  Produced by Herbert Ross.  Music by John Addison.  Production Design by Ken Adam.  Costume Design by Alan Barrett.  Film Editing by Chris Barnes.   One of the most entertaining and memorable Sherlock…

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Murder By Decree (1979)

BOB CLARK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Alternate title:  Sherlock Holmes And Saucy Jack United Kingdom/Canada, 1979.  Canadian Film Development Corporation, Famous Players, Highlight, Murder by Decree Productions.  Screenplay by John Hopkins, based on the book The Ripper File by Elwyn Jones, John Lloyd, from characters created by Arthur Conan Doyle.  Cinematography by Reginald H. Morris.  Produced by Bob Clark, Rene…

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Sherlock Holmes (2009)

GUY RITCHIE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.   USA, 2009.  Warner Bros., Village Roadshow Pictures, Silver Pictures, Wigram Productions, Internationale Filmproduktion Blackbird Dritte.  Screen story by Lionel Wigram, Michael Robert Johnson, Screenplay by Michael Robert Johnson, Anthony Peckham, Simon Kinberg, based on characters created by Arthur Conan Doyle.  Cinematography by Philippe Rousselot.  Produced by Susan Downey, Dan Lin, Joel Silver, Lionel Wigram.  Music by…

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Sherlock Holmes: A Game Of Shadows (2011)

GUY RITCHIE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.   USA, 2011.  Warner Bros., Village Roadshow Pictures, Silver Pictures, Wigram Productions, Lin Pictures.  Screenplay by Michele Mulroney, Kieran Mulroney, based on characters created by Arthur Conan Doyle.  Cinematography by Philippe Rousselot.  Produced by Susan Downey, Dan Lin, Joel Silver, Lionel Wigram.  Music by Hans Zimmer.  Production Design by Sarah Greenwood.  Costume Design by Jenny Beavan.  Film Editing by…

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