The greatest Sherlock Holmes film.
Basil Rathbone reprises his role as the world's detective for the last time. Rathbone concludes his 14 film run with a clever calmness and shrew intellect. Rathbone's Holmes is witty, deductive, and charming to the last. I wish there were even more of these films, but all good things must come to an end.
Nigel Bruce plays Dr. Watson with an oblivious stupor as usual. His constant ramblings and stuffy musings entertain like no other. Bruce was born to play Watson. I adore this portrayal as it is always fun.
Notably, Dressed to Kill includes an appearance of Holmes' foil and femme fatale, Irene Adler, on the big screen. Adler is portrayed by actress Patricia…