Pursuit to Algiers

Pursuit to Algiers (1945)

  • Genre: Adventure, Crime, Mystery
  • Release Date: 1945-10-26
  • User Rating: 6.7/10 from 60 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 5min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Universal Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Roy William Neill
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After the King of Ruthenia has been assassinated, Holmes and Watson are engaged to escort his son to Europe via Algiers, aboard a transatlantic ocean liner which also carries a number of suspicious persons, any of whom may be involved in a plot to also assassinate him.

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  • Basil Rathbone

    as Sherlock Holmes
  • Nigel Bruce

    as Doctor Watson
  • Marjorie Riordan

    as Sheila Woodbury
  • Rosalind Ivan

    as Agatha Dunham
  • Morton Lowry

    as Steward
  • Leslie Vincent

    as Nikolas Watson
  • Martin Kosleck

    as Mirko
  • Rex Evans

    as Gregor
  • John Abbott

    as Jodri
  • Gerald Hamer

    as Kingston
  • William 'Wee Willie' Davis

    as Gubek
  • Frederick Worlock

    as Prime Minister
  • Tom Dillon

    as Matthias Cherney (uncredited)
  • James Carlisle

    as Aide (uncredited)
  • Olaf Hytten

    as Stimson (uncredited)
  • Gordon Jackson

    as Steward (uncredited)
Directing Roy William Neill Director
Writing Leonard Lee Screenplay
Writing Arthur Conan Doyle Characters
Editing Saul A. Goodkind Editor
Production Roy William Neill Producer
Camera Paul Ivano Director of Photography
Art John B. Goodman Art Direction
Art Martin Obzina Art Direction
Sound Bernard B. Brown Sound Director
Art Russell A. Gausman Set Decoration
Art Ralph Sylos Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Vera West Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Jack Pierce Makeup Department Head
Production Howard Benedict Executive Producer