Murder by Decree

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Murder by Decree ★★★ 1979 (PG)

Realistic and convincing version of the Jack the Ripper story. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson find a vast web of conspiracy when they investigate the murders of Whitechapel prostitutes. Based partially on facts, it's a highly detailed suspenser with interesting camera work and fine performances. 120m/C VHS, DVD . CA Christopher Plummer, James Mason, Donald Sutherland, Genevieve Bujold, Susan Clark, David Hemmings, Frank Finlay, John Gielgud, Anthony Quayle; D: Bob (Benjamin) Clark; W: John Hopkins. Genie ‘80: Actor (Plummer), Director (Clark), Support. Actress (Bujold).