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April 26, 2023

Episode 625: Murder by Decree (1979)

Episode 625: Murder by Decree (1979) Special Guests: S. Brent Morris, Susan Clark
Guest Co-Hosts: David MacGregor, Aaron Peterson

We conclude our month of discussions around the 1970s interpretations of Sir 's consulting detective, Sherlock Holmes.

We wrap up with 1979's Murder by Decree. Directed by Bob Clark, the film is a mix of British and Canadian actors including Christopher Plummer as Sherlock Holmes and James Mason as Doctor Watson. The fictional pair are put on the path of the very real Jack the Ripper, one of Britain’s most famous serial killers.

Aaron Peterson (The Hollywood Outsider) and playwright and author David MacGregor join Mike to discuss the film while S. Brent Morris (The Complete Idiot's Guide to Freemasonry) talks about Masons and Susan Clark dishes about her illustrious career.

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Murder By Decree Soundtrack by Paul Zaza, Carl Zittrer


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