The Spider Woman

This is a Sherlock Holmes (Basil Rathbone) Mystery and can be watched in a short 63 minutes.

We begin with a series of shocking suicides dubbed by the press as “The Pajama Suicides.” Influential people are comitting suicide, one after another, dressed in their nightclothes while ready for bed.

Meanwhile, Sherlock Holmes and his assistant, Dr. Watson (Nigel Bruce), are on a fishing excursion. They have a discussion about the suicides and Holmes states to Watson that he knows they are actually murders.

While on the trip, Holmes also makes a startling revelation to Watson: He is suffering from a serious illness. Within minutes he suffers from a spell of dizzyness and falls into a river and is presumed drowned. Watson returns to London alone.

This leaves whoever may be behind the strange happenings without one major worry: Will they have to face Sherlock Holmes?

As in most of the Holmes mysteries, not much aout the story can be told without ruining it for someone who does not know the story.

This movie in an entertaining hour.

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