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Sherlock Holmes and the Leading Lady (1991)

1910. Mycroft Holmes asks his brother Sherlock and Dr. Watson to travel to Vienna and find the stolen plans and prototype for an electromagnetic bomb detonator. Once there, they are ... See full summary »

Director:

Peter Sasdy

Writers:

Bob Shayne (written for television by) (as Bob Shane), H.R.F. Keating (written for television by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Christopher Lee ... Sherlock Holmes
Patrick Macnee ... Dr. Watson
Morgan Fairchild ... Irene Frances Adler
John Bennett ... Dr. Sigmund Freud
Engelbert Humperdinck ... Eberhardt Bohm
Tom Lahm ... Elliott Ness
Ronald Hines ... Sir Reginald Cholmondley
Nicholas Gecks Nicholas Gecks ... Michael Simpson-Makepeace
Jenny Quayle ... Lady Violet Cholmondley
Michael Siberry ... Franz Winterhauser
Dominic Jephcott ... Major Von Bork
Frank Middlemass ... Dr. Froelich
Charlotte Attenborough Charlotte Attenborough ... Margaret Froelich
James Bree ... Franz Dietrich
John Gower John Gower ... Count Helmut Giddings
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1910. Mycroft Holmes asks his brother Sherlock and Dr. Watson to travel to Vienna and find the stolen plans and prototype for an electromagnetic bomb detonator. Once there, they are reunited with Irene Adler, who has once more taken up her former profession as an opera singer. Written by The TV Archaeologist

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Trivia

Michael Siberry appeared in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1984) season one, episode four, "The Solitary Cyclist". He played Woodley. See more »

Goofs

At the ball, Franz Joe see was introduced as "His Majesty" but as Emperor of Austria and King of Hungary he was also referred to as "His Imperial and Royal Majesty" See more »

Quotes

Dr. Watson: I can't speak for you, sir, but I have no unconscious mind.
Dr. Sigmund Freud: On the contrary, I might suggest you are entirely unconscious.
Sherlock Holmes: Touché.
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Connections

Followed by Sherlock Holmes: Incident at Victoria Falls (1992) See more »

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Good one!
30 July 2018 | by RodrigAndrisanSee all my reviews

This is good, so I wanted to see it a second time. Probably the best part of Morgan Fairchild. One of the best roles for Christopher Lee. Same for Patrick Macnee. All three are beautiful and charming. Actually, all the actors are very good. Precise direction by Peter Sasdy. Another movie directed by him which I liked very much and I've seen it several times, is "Doomwatch" (in Romania, it was distributed with the title "Misterul din insula Balfe" - "The Mystery of Balfe Island").


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Language:

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Release Date:

20 May 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sherlock Holmes and the Merry Widow See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(NTSC DVD) (2 parts)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color (Rankcolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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