Directed by: Roy William Neill
Starring: Basil Rathbone; Nigel Bruce
Run Time: 72 Minutes
Format: 1.33:1 Full Frame
In Prelude to Murder the legendary Sherlock Holmes must apply his keen ear for music to help solve this thrilling case. A trio of music boxes contains the hidden secret to vast riches, and a group of criminals is willing to kill for them. When the first of these victims is a friend of Dr. Watson, Holmes is on the case. This is the last of Basil Rathbone's portrayals of the iconic Sherlock Holmes, and certainly one of the best. This amazing colorization, created with a new cutting-edge digital technology, breathes new life into this already excellent film. Also included on this DVD is the original black-and-white version, beautifully restored as well. This is the definitive DVD edition of Prelude to a Murder.