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Dressed to Kill
Dressed to Kill
Actors: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Patricia Morison, Edmund Breon, Frederick Worlock
Director: Roy William Neill
Genres: Drama, Mystery & Suspense
NR     2004     1hr 12min

Studio: Gotham (dba Alpha) Release Date: 03/29/2007

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Actors: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Patricia Morison, Edmund Breon, Frederick Worlock
Director: Roy William Neill
Creators: Maury Gertsman, Roy William Neill, Saul A. Goodkind, Howard Benedict, Arthur Conan Doyle, Frank Gruber, Leonard Lee
Genres: Drama, Mystery & Suspense
Sub-Genres: Drama, Mystery & Suspense
Studio: Alpha Video
Format: DVD - Black and White
DVD Release Date: 01/01/2004
Original Release Date: 06/07/1946
Theatrical Release Date: 06/07/1946
Release Year: 2004
Run Time: 1hr 12min
Screens: Black and White
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 5
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English
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Movie Reviews

In colour and black and white-restored to perfection
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Don't be put off by people slating the colourising techniques/results.
As a lifelong fan of Rathbone and Sherlock Holmes, all the these colourised dvds are a delight. the colours come across well, and the picture and sound is excellent.
It's simply snobbish to complain about these colourisations-it's not as if it's been done permenantly and you do have the option to watch in black and white.
Oh, and nothing is cut from these films in these editions.

For Rathbone fans-buy them! For fans of the films-buy them!"
Dressed to Kill
Teresa Anson | Michigan, USA | 11/27/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)

"The last of the Rathbone Sherlock Holmes series, Prelude to Murder was likewise the last of an era for British filmmaking. By this time, the actors and writers had begun to show their age, and their enthusiasm for the characters they were portraying had noticeably slipped--such is the case for any film series that extends on for fourteen installments (imagine if James Bond never cycled actors, for instance). Prelude to Murder is also the last and latest Legend Films entry into the Sherlock Holmes world, for the time being. By this point in time, having three other Holmes films under their belt, Legend has perfected its application of their colorization technology, resulting in a quite beautiful job that is among their best. Judging from the relatively poor quality of the public domain versions of the film, Legend had their work cut out for them in cleaning up this classic to the presentable state it finds itself.

But just because this may be one of the best colorizations of a classic film doesn't mean that you have to watch it that way, because Legend has included the cleaned-up black and white version on the same disc. This way, those who prefer to watch their films in the traditional, nostalgic way can do so, while those of us might enjoy a little added spice of color can have our druthers as well."
"Prelude to Murder" and "Dressed to Kill" are the same movie
Blase J. Gallo | 03/02/2010
(4 out of 5 stars)

""Prelude to Murder" and "Dressed to Kill" are the same movie. Don't be lured into buying both. That is never mentioned on the jacket or in the description."
Prelude to Murder
Catherine Singleton | Lewiston ,Maine USA | 03/30/2009
(4 out of 5 stars)

"Once again we find a wonderful mix of humor and intrigue as Sherlock Holmes and his faithful sidekick Dr. Watson match wits to uncover clues found in simple music boxes that could affect the stability of their empire. Murder is of course at every turn and, if you are new to this film, you will love it. Please beware, however, that this film has been renamed from the original title "Dressed to Kill". If you already have that film in your collection, you will be purchasing a duplicate, though one that has been beautifully remastered."