Murder by Decree Movie Review 1979

Information and Film Reviews for Murder by Decree the Movie

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Realistic and convincing version of the Jack the Ripper story. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson find a vast web of conspiracy when they investigate the murders of Whitechapel prostitutes. Based partially on facts, it's a highly detailed suspenser with interesting camera work and fine performances.

Distribution

New Line Home Video, 116 N. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90048, Phone: (310)854-5811, Fax: (310)854-1824, URL: http://www.newline.com, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 120 minutes.
Originally from Canadian.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Mystery & Suspense, Historical Detectives, Sherlock Holmes, Jack the Ripper
Screenplay
John Hopkins
Cast
Christopher Plummer, James Mason, Donald Sutherland, Genevieve Bujold, Susan Clark, David Hemmings, Frank Finlay, John Gielgud, Anthony Quayle
Director
Bob (Benjamin) Clark
Producer
Avco Embassy

Awards

Genie 1980: Actor (Plummer), Director (Clark), Support. Actress (Bujold).

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