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Sherlock Holmes and the Spider Woman

There’s some great stuff in this one – Holmes faking his own death by pretending to faint and drown in a river (at the start of the film!); Holmes subsequently walking up to the bereaved Watson dressed as a postman without, as ever, him realising; the phrase “old herring gut” used as an insult; spiders used as a murder weapon, and pygmies.

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