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The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1929 film)

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The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1929 film)

The Return of Sherlock Holmes is a 1929 American mystery film directed by Basil Dean and starring Clive Brook, H. Reeves-Smith and Betty Lawford.[1] The film shares its title with the third volume of the Sherlock Holmes stories, The Return of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

A copy is held at the Library of Congress.[2]



The Return of Sherlock Holmes was the first sound film to feature Sherlock Holmes[3][4] A silent version of the film was also produced to accommodate theaters which did not feature sound.[3]


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  2. ^ Catalog of Holdings The American Film Institute Collection and The United Artists Collection at the Library of Congress, by The American Film Institute, c.1978
  3. ^ a b Matthew E. Bunson (1997). Encyclopedia Sherlockiana.  
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