EVERY film listed in 'The Great Detective Pictures' (James Robert Parish and Michael R. Pitts; Scarecrow Press, 1990)

One of my fondest memories as a child was watching the plethora of excellent crime, police and detective TV-series with my mom--and I've enjoyed other books the Parish/Pitts team has written, about other genres--so this book was a natural for me to eventually discover...As always, hit 'Read Notes' for hopefully useful information. With the 416 films in Letterboxd's inventory, plus the 13 movies below, there are altogether 429 films in this list.

Films in book NOT (as yet) in Letterboxd are:
--22A: Arsene Lupin (Paul Scardon, 1917)
--125A: Ellery Queen: Don't Look Behind You (TV-movie; Barry Shear, 1971)
--125B: Ellery Queen: Too Many Suspects (pilot TV-movie for 23-episode TV-series; David Greene, 1975)
--150A: The Ghost Talks (lost film; Lewis Seiler,…

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  • Accomplice

    1

  • The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother

    2

  • The Adventures of Nick Carter

    3

  • Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

    4

  • The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

    5

  • After the Thin Man

    6

  • A Caribbean Mystery

    7

  • Dead Man's Folly

    8

  • Murder in Three Acts

    9

  • Murder with Mirrors

    10

  • Sparkling Cyanide

    11

  • Thirteen at Dinner

    12

  • Alias the Lone Wolf

    13

  • Alibi

    14

  • Alibi

    15

  • L'alibi

    16

  • Alibi

    17

  • The Alphabet Murders

    18

  • And Then There Were None

    19

  • Angel Heart

    20

  • Another Thin Man

    21

  • Appointment with Death

    22

  • Arsène Lupin

    23

  • Arsène Lupin Returns

    24

  • The Bat

    25

  • The Bat

    26

  • The Bat Whispers

    27

  • Behind That Curtain

    28

  • Behind the Mask

    29

  • The Benson Murder Case

    30

  • Bermuda Mystery

    31

  • The Big Fix

    32

  • The Big Sleep

    33

  • The Big Sleep

    34

  • The Bishop Murder Case

    35

  • The Black Bird

    36

  • The Black Camel

    37

  • Black Coffee

    38

  • The Black Doll

    39

  • Black Magic

    40

  • Blackmail

    41

  • Blackmail

    42

  • The Blue Dahlia

    43

  • Blue, White, and Perfect

    44

  • Bombay Mail

    45

  • Born to Kill

    46

  • The Brasher Doubloon

    47

  • Bulldog Drummond

    48

  • Bulldog Drummond

    49

  • Bulldog Drummond's Peril

    50

  • Campus Sleuth

    51

  • The Canary Murder Case

    52

  • The Caribbean Mystery

    53

  • The Case of the Black Cat

    54

  • The Case of the Curious Bride

    55

  • The Case of the Howling Dog

    56

  • The Case of the Lucky Legs

    57

  • The Case of the Stuttering Bishop

    58

  • The Case of the Velvet Claws

    59

  • The Casino Murder Case

    60

  • Castle in the Desert

    61

  • Chandler

    62

  • Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen

    63

  • Charlie Chan at Monte Carlo

    64

  • Charlie Chan at the Circus

    65

  • Charlie Chan at the Olympics

    66

  • Charlie Chan at the Opera

    67

  • Charlie Chan at the Race Track

    68

  • Charlie Chan at the Wax Museum

    69

  • Charlie Chan at Treasure Island

    70

  • Charlie Chan Carries On

    71

  • Charlie Chan in Egypt

    72

  • Charlie Chan in Honolulu

    73

  • Charlie Chan in London

    74

  • Charlie Chan in Panama

    75

  • Charlie Chan in Paris

    76

  • Charlie Chan in Reno

    77

  • Charlie Chan in Rio

    78

  • Charlie Chan in Shanghai

    79

  • City in Darkness

    80

  • Charlie Chan in the Secret Service

    81

  • Charlie Chan on Broadway

    82

  • Charlie Chan's Courage

    83

  • Charlie Chan's Murder Cruise

    84

  • Charlie Chan's Secret

    85

  • Charlie McCarthy, Detective

    86

  • The Cheap Detective

    87

  • Cheaters at Play

    88

  • Chinatown

    89

  • Charlie Chan in The Chinese Cat

    90

  • The Chinese Parrot

    91

  • The Chinese Ring

    92

  • The Circus Queen Murder

    93

  • Cocaine and Blue Eyes

    94

  • Confessions of Boston Blackie

    95

  • Convicted

    96

  • Crime by Night

    97

  • Crime Doctor

    98

  • The Crime Nobody Saw

    99

  • The Crimson Key

    100