Dressed to Kill

Dressed to Kill (1946)

Queen…of a crime cult!

  • Genre: Crime, Mystery
  • Release Date: 1946-05-24
  • User Rating: 6.5/10 from 94 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 94 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)
Art Russell A. Gausman Set Decoration
Art Jack Otterson Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Vera West Costume Design
Sound Bernard B. Brown Sound Director
Directing Roy William Neill Director
Production Roy William Neill Producer
Writing Arthur Conan Doyle Story
Art Martin Obzina Art Direction
Art Edward R. Robinson Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Jack Pierce Makeup Department Head
Costume & Make-Up Carmen Dirigo Hairstylist
Editing Saul A. Goodkind Editor
Sound Milton Rosen Music Director
Writing Frank Gruber Adaptation
Writing Leonard Lee Screenplay
Camera Maury Gertsman Director of Photography
Production Howard Benedict Executive Producer