Competition: Win Sherlock adventure ‘Murder by Decree’ on DVD *closed*

To celebrate last week’s DVD release of Murder by Decree (1979), Bob Clark’s classic Sherlock Holmes thriller starring Christopher Plummer and Donald Sutherland, the wonderful team at StudioCanal have kindly provided us with THREE copies of the film to give away to our Holmes-loving readers. This is an exclusive competition for our Facebook fans, so if you haven’t already, head over to, ‘Like’ us, and then follow the instructions below.

125 years after he first appeared in print, Arthur Conan Doyle’s fictional detective Sherlock Holmes is still as popular as ever, with current adaptations including the hit BBC1 TV series and Guy Ritchie’s film series starring Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law. Murder by Decree stars Christopher Plummer in the title role, able supported by an all-star cast of James Mason as Dr Watson, David Hemmings, Susan Clark, Anthony Quayle, John Gielgud, Donald Sutherland, Frank Finlay, June Brown and Genevieve Bujold. The inventive story has Holmes investigating the Jack the Ripper case making Murder by Decree a classy forerunner to the frankly awful From Hell (2001).

For a chance to win one of THREE copies of Murder by Decree on DVD, simply answer this question:

Murder by Decree star Christopher Plummer won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor at the grand old age of 82 earlier this year for his role in which film?

a) Beginners
b) Extremely Loud Incredibly Close
c) The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

To enter, simply fill out the contact form below with your name, email address, subject (‘Murder’), answer and postal address in the comment box provided.*

*Please note that this is a special competition which only our Facebook fans will be eligible to win. If you are not on our Facebook ‘Like’ list, then you can easily join us by following this link:

Murder by Decree is available to own on DVD now.

The competition closes at 6pm on Thursday 19 April, 2012.

Daniel Green

• The competition is open to UK readers only.
• Prizes must be taken as stated and cannot be deferred. There will be no cash alternatives.
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• Prizes unclaimed after 28 days will be deemed to have been forfeited.