Murder by Decree

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Released 1979

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Director:
Bob Clark
Released:
1979
Rating:
PG
In 1888 London, master sleuth Sherlock Holmes (Christopher Plummer) and his beloved and intelligent companion, Dr. Watson (James Mason) are asked by a citizen's group to find and stop a terrifying killer calling himself Jack the Ripper, terrorizing London's Whitechapel end. For some reason, Scotland Yard is adverse to Holmes investigating. However, he does and as the bodies pile up, Holmes and Watson slowly uncover a trail that might lead to the highest reach of British government. The brusque and abusive Sir Charles Warren (Anthony Quayle) goes out of his way to obscure and erase clues and to keep Holmes out of the picture. Holmes does figure out the connection between the women that have been murdered in the traditions of Masonic ritual with the help of Robert James Lees (Donald Sutherland) who was an actual spirituals medium who lived at that time. The clues lead Holmes to find Mary Kelly, who in turn directs his attention to an Annie Crook (Genevive Bujould) who gives him the final pieces of the puzzle.moreless
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