Who Is The Scarlet Claw?

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     A number of the old Basil Rathbone as Sherlock Holmes movies have recently become available through YouTube and other sites.  The Universal series, is well done for a “B” film series.  This film would have warmed the audience up for the main feature like Double Indemnity (1944).      In this particular film, Sherlock Holmes, played by Rathbone, is in Quebec,

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Buildings Associated With the Meramec Trust Robbery

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     The first building to discuss is the Meramec Trust building itself, which is now the Dutchtown South Apartments.  The building at the corner of Virginia Avenue and Meramec Street was built in 1884.  Today, besides being an apartment building, it is also the headquarters for the Dutchtown South Community Corporation.      The first robber, Earl Hunter, lived

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