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['The melodrama of black and white']

Basil Rathbone — the greatest Sherlock Holmes of them all, some say — shares a dramatic moment with Ann Brandon (Ida Lupino) and Dr. Watson (Nigel Bruce, of course) in “The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes”, a Twentieth Century Fox film from 1939. It was only later that Rathbone's Holmes became a Nazi-hunter (and Universal Pictures, taking over production, added horror elements to some of the films).