Movie at the Museum – The Woman in Green (1945): A Sherlock Holmes film

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Movie at the Museum – The Woman in Green (1945): A Sherlock Holmes film

September 8, 2023 @ 7:00 PM 9:00 PM

Our Movie at the Museum series returns to Roedde House for the fall season on on Friday, September 8th at 7pm for a special screening of the 1945 film, “The Woman in Green” featuring Basil Rathbone as Sherlock Holmes and Nigel Bruce as Dr. Watson. Screening will take place in our Victorian Parlour. Seating is limited.

“Sherlock Holmes investigates when young women around London turn up murdered, each with a finger severed. Scotland Yard suspects a madman, but Holmes believes the killings to be part of a diabolical plot.” (IMDB)

The Woman in Green is a 1945 American film, the eleventh of the fourteen Sherlock Holmes films based on the characters created by Arthur Conan Doyle. Produced and directed by Roy William Neill, it stars Basil Rathbone as Sherlock Holmes and Nigel Bruce as Dr. Watson, with Hillary Brooke as the woman of the title and Henry Daniell as Professor Moriarty. The film follows an original premise with material taken from “The Final Problem” (1893) and “The Adventure of the Empty House” (1903)” (Wikipedia)

Roedde House was built in 1893 for the family of Gustav Roedde and his family. The house was designed by architect Francis Rattenbury, and the family lived in the home from 1893 to 1920. The museum reflects the family’s time in the house during the 1890s and early 1900s.

Important Info:

  • Ticket holders should arrive on time to secure seats. 
  • Capacity will be limited.
  • Limited street parking is available on Robson and in the West End. Parking spots are scarce in the neighbourhood, so give yourself some extra time or use public transportation. (Closest Skytrain station: Burrard. We are on the #5 Robson bus route).
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