The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

The Struggle of Super-Minds in the Crime of the Century!

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939)


Professor Moriarity has a scheme for stealing the crown jewels from the Tower of London. To get Holmes involved, he persuades a gaucho flute player to murder a girl.

Director: Alfred L. Werker
Writers: Edwin Blum, William Absalom Drake.

Release Date: 1939-09-01
Status: Released
Run time: 85 min / 1:25
Production Company : 20th Century Fox
Production Country: United States of America



Basil Rathbone
Sherlock Holmes
Nigel Bruce
Dr. Watson
Ida Lupino
Ann Brandon
Alan Marshal
Jerrold Hunter
Terry Kilburn
George Zucco
Professor Moriarty
Henry Stephenson
Sir Ronald Ramsgate
E. E. Clive
Inspector Bristol
Arthur Hohl
May Beatty
Mrs. Jameson, Brandon Housekeeper
Peter Willes
Lloyd Brandon
Mary Gordon
Mrs. Hudson
Holmes Herbert
Justice of the Court
George Regas
Mary Forbes
Lady Conyngham
Frank Dawson
William Austin
Inquisitive Stranger
Anthony Kemble-Cooper
Tony Conyngham (as Anthony Kemble Cooper)
Frank Baker
Tompkins (uncredited)
Frank Benson
Cockney (uncredited)
Ted Billings
Pub Customer (uncredited)
Harry Cording
Cragin (uncredited)
Robert Cory
Tower Sentry (uncredited)
Neil Fitzgerald
Clerk of the Court (uncredited)
Denis Greene
Denis Green (uncredited)
Gordon Hart
Guard (uncredited)
Ivo Henderson
Bobby (uncredited)
Keith Hitchcock
Constable (uncredited)
Leyland Hodgson
Bobby (uncredited)
Boyd Irwin
Bobby (uncredited)
Charles Irwin
Marine Sergeant (uncredited)
Leonard Mudie
Barrows - Moriarty's Attorney (uncredited)
Robert Nobel
Foreman of the Jury (uncredited)
Ivan F. Simpson
Gates - Trial Prosecutor (uncredited)
Robert R. Stephenson
Cabby (uncredited)
Eric Wilton
Conyngham Butler (uncredited)


Directing Alfred L. Werker Director
Writing Edwin Blum Screenplay
Writing Arthur Conan Doyle Characters
Writing William Gillette Theatre Play
Writing William Absalom Drake Screenplay
Production Darryl F. Zanuck Producer
Production Gene Markey Associate Producer
Camera Leon Shamroy Director of Photography
Editing Robert Bischoff Editor
Art Richard Day Art Direction
Art Hans Peters Art Direction
Art Thomas Little Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Gwen Wakeling Costume Design

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