Cinema: The New Pictures: Jun. 12, 1933

A Study in Scarlet (Fox). When National Broadcasting Co. presented A Study in Scarlet on the air, its Salt Lake City outlet indignantly cut off the instalment which cast a bloody light on certain early Mormon doings. In filming Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's thriller, Fox was evidently so concerned about injuring Mormon feelings that an entirely new and different story is told. Only the old rooms in Baker Street, the pipe, tweed cap and violin of sagacious Sherlock Holmes remain unaltered. New film Holmes is Reginald Owen, a twangy-voiced high comedian who gave...

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