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A Study in Terror Details


In A Study in Terror the ever popular Sherlock Holmes and his companion Dr. Watson search for the Victorian serial killerJack the Ripper in this well-made and exciting mystery produced, written and directed by James Hill. In this adaptation of the popular character created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Holmes (John Neville) aided by Dr. Watson (Donald Houston) and his brother Mycroft (Robert Morley) are called in to help catch the crazed killer of prostitutes. This film combines all the elements beloved by fans of Sherlock Holmes resulting in a satisfying and well-acted mystery. John Neville is good as the cool, logical Holmes and Robert Morley adds a nice dash of humor to liven up the story. A Study in Terror is highly recommended for fans of Sherlock Holmes and should be enjoyed by any viewer who loves vintage mysteries. ~ Linda Rasmussen, Rovi


John Neville
as Sherlock Holmes
Donald Houston
as Dr. John H. Watson
John Fraser
as Lord Edward Carfax
Anthony Quayle
as Dr. Murray
Robert Morley
as Mycroft Holmes
Barbara Windsor
as Annie Chapman
Adrienne Corri
as Angela
Frank Finlay
as Inspector Lestrade
Judi Dench
as Sally
Charles Regnier
as Joseph Beck
Cecil Parker
as Prime Minister
Georgia Brown
as Saloon Singer
Barry Jones
as Duke of Shires
Terry Downes
as Chunky
Dudley Foster
as Home Secretary
Peter Carsten
as Max Steiner
Christiane Maybach
as Polly Nichols
Kay Walsh
as Cathy Eddowes
John Cairney
as Michael Osborne
Edina Ronay
as Mary Kelly
Avis Bunnage
as Landlady
Barbara Leake
as Mrs. Hudson
Norma Foster
as Liz Stride
Patrick Newell
as P.C. Benson


Henry Lester
Derek Ford
Desmond Dickinson
Wally Veevers
Special Effects