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The Woman in Green (27-Jul-1945)

Director: Roy William Neill

Writer: Bertram Millhauser

From story: The Empty House by Arthur Conan Doyle

Keywords: Mystery, Sherlock Holmes, Hypnotism

Someone is murdering women in London, seemingly without pattern, each with their right forefinger dismembered; Scotland Yard suspects an ordinary serial killer but Sherlock Holmes believes considerable thought underlies the crime spree. Good performances backing a rather weak script. Eleventh of 14 films starring Basil Rathbone as Holmes.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Hillary Brooke
8-Sep-1914 25-May-1999 The Woman in Green
Nigel Bruce
14-Feb-1895 8-Oct-1953 Played Rathbone's Dr. Watson
Paul Cavanagh
8-Dec-1888 15-Mar-1964 The Scarlet Claw
Henry Daniell
5-Mar-1894 31-Oct-1963 British-American character actor
Basil Rathbone
13-Jun-1892 21-Jul-1967 Played original Sherlock Holmes


Basil Rathbone   ...   Sherlock Holmes
Nigel Bruce   ...   Dr. Watson
Hillary Brooke   ...   Lydia
Henry Daniell   ...   Moriarty
Paul Cavanagh   ...   Fenwick
Matthew Boulton   ...   Insp. Gregson
Eve Amber   ...   Maude
Frederic Worlock   ...   Onslow
Tom Bryson   ...   Williams
Sally Shepherd   ...   Crandon
Mary Gordon   ...   Mrs. Hudson


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