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* HijackedByGannon: The filmmakers inserted Professor Moriarty into the events of the Literature/SherlockHolmes short story "The Adventure of Silver Blaze" in order to [[AdaptationExpansion beef up the running time]]. However, for Holmes fans, it seems ludicrous that Moriarty would be taking a personal hand in so trivial a crime as [[FixingTheGame fixing a horse race]].

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* HijackedByGannon: HijackedByGanon: The filmmakers inserted Professor Moriarty into the events of the Literature/SherlockHolmes short story "The Adventure of Silver Blaze" in order to [[AdaptationExpansion beef up the running time]]. However, for Holmes fans, it seems ludicrous that Moriarty would be taking a personal hand in so trivial a crime as [[FixingTheGame fixing a horse race]].

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* HijackedByGannon: The filmmakers inserted Professor Moriarty into the events of the Literature/SherlockHolmes short story "The Adventure of Silver Blaze" in order to [[AdaptationExpansion beef up the running time]]. However, for Holmes fans, it seems ludicrous that Moriarty would be taking a personal hand in so trivial a crime as [[FixingTheGame fixing a horse race]].


* BusmansHoliday: Sherlock Holmes finally gives in to Watson's urging that he needs to takes a holiday, and accepts and invitation from Sir Henry Baskerville to visit him in Exeter. No sooner does he arrive than he is confronted with a case involving a double murder and a stolen racehorse.

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* BusmansHoliday: Sherlock Holmes finally gives in to Watson's urging that he needs to takes a holiday, and accepts and an invitation from Sir Henry Baskerville to visit him in Exeter. No sooner does he arrive than he is confronted with a case involving a double murder and a stolen racehorse.


''Murder at the Baskervilles'' (a.k.a. ''Silver Blaze'') is a 1937 British, black-and-white crime and mystery film, based loosely on Creator/ArthurConanDoyle's short story "Silver Blaze". It was directed by Thomas Bentley, and was produced by Twickenham Film Studios Productions. It stars Arthur Wontner as Franchise/SherlockHolmes, and Ian Fleming as Dr. Watson.

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''Murder at the Baskervilles'' (a.k.a. ''Silver Blaze'') is a 1937 British, black-and-white crime and mystery film, based loosely on Creator/ArthurConanDoyle's short story "Silver Blaze". It was directed by Thomas Bentley, and was produced by Twickenham Film Studios Productions. It stars Arthur Wontner as Franchise/SherlockHolmes, and Ian Fleming ([[Creator/IanFleming no, not that one]] despite what some sources say) as Dr. Watson.


* VehicularAssault: Moriarty's chauffeur Price rams Holmes' car and knocks it off the road on the moors, after Moran firsts shoots it up with the automatic airgun..

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* VehicularAssault: Moriarty's chauffeur Price rams Holmes' car and knocks it off the road on the moors, after Moran firsts first shoots it up with the automatic airgun..airgun.

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* TamperingWithFoodAndDrink: Hunter is murdered when powdered opium is slipped into his curried lamb.


''Murder at the Baskervilles'' (a.k.a. ''Silver Blaze'')is a 1937 British, black-and-white crime and mystery film, based loosely on Creator/ArthurConanDoyle's short story "Silver Blaze". It was directed by Thomas Bentley, and was produced by Twickenham Film Studios Productions. It stars Arthur Wontner as Franchise/SherlockHolmes, and Ian Fleming as Dr. Watson.

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''Murder at the Baskervilles'' (a.k.a. ''Silver Blaze'')is Blaze'') is a 1937 British, black-and-white crime and mystery film, based loosely on Creator/ArthurConanDoyle's short story "Silver Blaze". It was directed by Thomas Bentley, and was produced by Twickenham Film Studios Productions. It stars Arthur Wontner as Franchise/SherlockHolmes, and Ian Fleming as Dr. Watson.


''Murder at the Baskervilles'' 9a.k.a. ''Silver Blaze'')is a 1937 British, black-and-white crime and mystery film, based loosely on Creator/ArthurConanDoyle's short story "Silver Blaze". It was directed by Thomas Bentley, and was produced by Twickenham Film Studios Productions. It stars Arthur Wontner as Franchise/SherlockHolmes, and Ian Fleming as Dr. Watson.

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''Murder at the Baskervilles'' 9a.(a.k.a. ''Silver Blaze'')is a 1937 British, black-and-white crime and mystery film, based loosely on Creator/ArthurConanDoyle's short story "Silver Blaze". It was directed by Thomas Bentley, and was produced by Twickenham Film Studios Productions. It stars Arthur Wontner as Franchise/SherlockHolmes, and Ian Fleming as Dr. Watson.


* TrappedByGamblingDebts: Moriarty buys up Straker's debts and uses then to extort him into complying with his scheme to nobble Silver Blaze.

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* TrappedByGamblingDebts: Moriarty buys up Straker's debts and uses then them to extort him into complying with his scheme to nobble Silver Blaze.

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* BusmansHoliday: Sherlock Holmes finally gives in to Watson's urging that he needs to takes a holiday, and accepts and invitation from Sir Henry Baskerville to visit him in Exeter. No sooner does he arrive than he is confronted with a case involving a double murder and a stolen racehorse.


* AdaptationExpansion: The short story "Silver Blaze" is expanded by including the return of Sir Henry Baskerville (from ''Literature/TheHoundOfThebaskervilles''), a romantic subplot involving Sir Henry's daughter Diana, and the involvement of Professor Moriarty in the Silver Blaze scam.

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* AdaptationExpansion: The short story "Silver Blaze" is expanded by including the return of Sir Henry Baskerville (from ''Literature/TheHoundOfThebaskervilles''), ''Literature/TheHoundOfTheBaskervilles''), a romantic subplot involving Sir Henry's daughter Diana, and the involvement of Professor Moriarty in the Silver Blaze scam.


* VehicularHomicide: Moriarty's chauffeur Price rams Holmes' car and knocks it off the road on the moors.

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* VehicularHomicide: VehicularAssault: Moriarty's chauffeur Price rams Holmes' car and knocks it off the road on the moors.moors, after Moran firsts shoots it up with the automatic airgun..


''Murder at the Baskervilles'' is a 1937 British, black-and-white crime and mystery film, based loosely on Creator/ArthurConanDoyle's short story "Silver Blaze". It was directed by Thomas Bentley, and was produced by Twickenham Film Studios Productions. It stars Arthur Wontner as Franchise/SherlockHolmes, and Ian Fleming as Dr. Watson.

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''Murder at the Baskervilles'' is 9a.k.a. ''Silver Blaze'')is a 1937 British, black-and-white crime and mystery film, based loosely on Creator/ArthurConanDoyle's short story "Silver Blaze". It was directed by Thomas Bentley, and was produced by Twickenham Film Studios Productions. It stars Arthur Wontner as Franchise/SherlockHolmes, and Ian Fleming as Dr. Watson.


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* BlindfoldedTrip: Stanford is blindfolded when being brought to or taken from Moriarty's hideout.


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* MarketBasedTitle: The film's original British title is ''Silver Blaze''. It was changed to ''Murder at the Baskervilles'' for its American release in an attempt to cash in on the Creator/BasilRathbone film ''The Hound of the Baskervilles''.


* AdapationExpansion: The short story "Silver Blaze" is expanded by including the return of Sir Henry Baskerville (from ''Literature/TheHoundOfThebaskervilles''), a romantic subplot involving Sir Henry's daughter Diana, and the involvement of Professor Moriarty in the Silver Blaze scam.

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* AdapationExpansion: AdaptationExpansion: The short story "Silver Blaze" is expanded by including the return of Sir Henry Baskerville (from ''Literature/TheHoundOfThebaskervilles''), a romantic subplot involving Sir Henry's daughter Diana, and the involvement of Professor Moriarty in the Silver Blaze scam.


* AdaptionExpansion: The short story "Silver Blaze" is expanded by including the return of Sir Henry Baskerville (from ''Literature/TheHoundOfThebaskervilles''), a romantic subplot involving Sir Henry's daughter Diana, and the involvement of Professor Moriarty in the Silver Blaze scam.

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* AdaptionExpansion: AdapationExpansion: The short story "Silver Blaze" is expanded by including the return of Sir Henry Baskerville (from ''Literature/TheHoundOfThebaskervilles''), a romantic subplot involving Sir Henry's daughter Diana, and the involvement of Professor Moriarty in the Silver Blaze scam.

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