Cinema: 93% Solution

MURDER BY DECREE Directed by Bob Clark Screenplay by John Hopkins

Grimesby Roylott tried it with a snake, Colonel Sebastian Moran with an air gun, Professor James Moriarty with evil genius and brute strength. Sherlock Holmes foiled them all. He conquered cocaine, the supercriminals and the erosions of time, and he defeats the makers of Murder by Decree. But, by thunder, it is a near thing.

For Director Bob Clark uses a powerful new weapon: incoherence. In this Victorian melodrama, the world's first consulting detective is pitted against Jack the Ripper, slayer of...

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