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The Scroll of the Dead

Title: The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: The Scroll of the Dead Author: David Stuart Davies Publisher: Titan Books Year: 2009 The Scroll of the Dead is a fast paced yarn that hits all the beats a Holmes and Watson story should. Some of the twists are a tad predictable, but don’t really detract from […]

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The Curse of the Sphinx (2008)

AKA: Riddles of the Sphinx Country: UK | Canada Director: George Mendeluk Starring: Dina Meyer | Lochlyn Munro | Mackenzie Gray | Donnelly Rhodes | Emily Tennant | Dario Delacio Writers: Brook Durham | Kevin Leeson Music: Michael Richard Plowman The front cover for The Curse of the Sphinx DVD features the Sphinx coming angrily […]

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The Land of the Pharaohs (1955)

Country: USA Director: Howard Hawks Starring: Jack Hawkins | Joan Collins | Dewey Martin | James Robertson Justice | Alexis Minotis | Luisella Boni | Sydney Chaplin Writers: William Faulkner | Harry Kurnitz | Harold Jack Bloom Music: Dimitri Tiomkin The Land of the Pharaohs is a film I have been trying to track down […]

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Secret Santa: Assignment Sphinx

Today marks the fifth anniversary of Permission to Kill, and I thought it was appropriate to look at something off the beaten track, and I was given that opportunity by my Secret Santa. You see, over the last month or so (depending on the postal services of the world), the minions of The Mysterious Order […]

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