1930’s Movie Posters

1930’s Movie Posters

There were 12 Sherlock Holmes movies released in the 1930’s starring seven different actors. It was in 1939 that Basil Rathbone donned a deer stalker hat and put a Mahogany Calabash Pipe to his lips and took on the role of Sherlock Holmes. A role that he would repeat more than any other actor, appearing in 14 films between 1939 and 1946, plus a brief stint in a television series and a radio series.

The films and the actors portraying the infamous Sherlock Holmes are as follows:

1931   The Sleeping Cardinal starring Arthur Wontner

1931   The Speckled Band  starring Raymond Massey

1932   The Missing Rembrandt starring Arthur Wontner

1932   The Sign of Four starring Arthur Wontner

1932   Sherlock Holmes starring Clive Brook

1932   The Hound of the Baskervilles starring Robert Rendel

1933   A Study in Scarlet starring Reginald Owen

1935   The Triumph of Sherlock Holmes starring Arthur Wontner

1937   Silver Blaze starring Arthur Wontner

1937   The Man Who Was Sherlock Holmes starring Hans Albers

1939   The Hound of the Baskervilles starring Basil Rathbone

1939   The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes starring Basil Rathbone

Here are some of the Sherlock Holmes movies posters that we have been able to hunt down to date. Is one of these films your favorite or do you know someone who would love a souvenir of one of their favorite Sherlock Holmes movies from the 1930’s?

the adventures of sherlock holmes movie poster


The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Movie Poster 1939

sherlock holmes clive brook


1932 Sherlock Holmes Movie Poster ~ Clive Brook

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1937 Sherlock Holmes Movie Poster ~ Hans Albers

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes


The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Movie Poster 1939

The Hound of the Baskervilles


The Hound of the Baskervilles Movie Poster 1939

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes


The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Movie Poster 1939

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