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Murder by Decree (1979)

PG 02/09/1979 (US) CrimeMysteryThriller 2h 4m

The Jack the Ripper Murders. Sherlock Holmes lifts the veil of secrecy, corruption and terror at the heart of the throne of England itself. Clue by clue... Murder by murder...


Sherlock Holmes is drawn into the case of Jack the Ripper who is killing prostitutes in London's East End. Assisted by Dr. Watson, and using information provided by a renowned psychic, Robert Lees, Holmes finds that the murders may have its roots in a Royal indiscretion and that a cover-up is being managed by politicians at the highest level, all of whom happen to be Masons.

  1. Arthur Conan Doyle


  2. Bob Clark


  3. John Lloyd


  4. Elwyn Jones


  5. John Hopkins


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  1. Christopher Plummer

    Christopher Plummer

    Sherlock Holmes

  2. James Mason

    James Mason

    Dr. John H. Watson

  3. David Hemmings

    David Hemmings

    Inspector Foxborough

  4. Susan Clark

    Susan Clark

    Mary Kelly

  5. Anthony Quayle

    Anthony Quayle

    Sir Charles Warren

  6. John Gielgud

    John Gielgud

    Prime Minister Lord Salisbury

  7. Frank Finlay

    Frank Finlay

    Inspector Lestrade

  8. Donald Sutherland

    Donald Sutherland

    Robert Lees

  9. Geneviève Bujold

    Geneviève Bujold

    Annie Crook

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Murder by Decree
Murder by Decree

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Original Language English

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