Dressed to Kill

Dressed to Kill (1946)

Queen…of a crime cult!

  • Genre: Crime, Mystery
  • Release Date: 1946-05-24
  • User Rating: 6.4/10 from 106 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 12min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Universal Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Roy William Neill
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From 106 Ratings


A convicted thief in Dartmoor prison hides the location of the stolen Bank of England printing plates inside three music boxes. When the innocent purchasers of the boxes start to be murdered, Holmes and Watson investigate.

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  • Basil Rathbone

    as Sherlock Holmes
  • Nigel Bruce

    as Dr. John H. Watson
  • Patricia Morison

    as Mrs. Hilda Courtney
  • Frederick Worlock

    as Colonel Cavanaugh
  • Harry Cording

    as Hamid
  • Carl Harbord

    as Inspector Hopkins
  • Holmes Herbert

    as Ebenezer Crabtree
  • Edmund Breon

    as Julian 'Stinky' Emery
  • Patricia Cameron

    as Evelyn Clifford
  • Mary Gordon

    as Mrs. Hudson
  • Ian Wolfe

    as Commissioner of Scotland Yard
  • Leyland Hodgson

    as Tour Guide
  • Marjorie Bennett

    as Antique Shop Assistant (uncredited)
  • William H. O'Brien

    as Detective at Murder Scene
  • Frank Baker

    as Photographer
  • Sally Shepherd

  • Wallace Scott

    as Joe Cisto
  • Jack Curtis

    as Pub Patron (uncredited)
  • Cyril Delevanti

    as Convict at Dartmoor Prison (uncredited)
  • Charlie Hall

    as Cab Driver (uncredited)
  • Olaf Hytten

    as Alfred - Auction House Bookkeeper (uncredited)
  • Frank Mills

    as Pub Patron (uncredited)
  • Lillian Bronson

    as Minister's Wife (uncredited)
  • Bobby Hale

    as Pub Patron (uncredited)
  • Alexander Pollard

    as Crabtree's Assistant at Auction (uncredited)
Writing Leonard Lee Screenplay
Writing Arthur Conan Doyle Story
Writing Frank Gruber Adaptation
Directing Roy William Neill Director
Art Martin Obzina Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Carmen Dirigo Hairstylist
Camera Maury Gertsman Director of Photography
Editing Saul A. Goodkind Editor
Production Roy William Neill Producer
Art Russell A. Gausman Set Decoration
Sound Bernard B. Brown Sound Director
Production Howard Benedict Executive Producer
Sound Milton Rosen Music Director
Art Jack Otterson Art Direction
Art Edward R. Robinson Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Jack Pierce Makeup Department Head
Costume & Make-Up Vera West Costume Design