Terror by Night is a 1946 Sherlock Holmes film, the thirteenth to star Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce and was directed by Roy William Neill. The story revolves around the theft of a famous diamond aboard a train.
The film’s plot is a mostly original story not directly based on any of Arthur Conan Doyle’s Holmes tales, but it uses minor plot elements of “The Adventure of the Empty House,” “The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax,” and The Sign of the Four.
Terror by Night
Directed by Roy William Neill
Produced by Roy William Neill
Written by Frank Gruber
Based on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Starring Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce
Music by Hans Salter
Cinematography Maury Gertsman
Distributed by Universal Studios
Release dates February 1, 1946
Running time 60 min
Country United States