Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson join the hunt for the notorious serial killer, Jack The Ripper.

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Sherlock Holmes
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John Fraser ...
Lord Carfax
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Doctor Murray
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Angela
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Sally
Charles Regnier ...
Joseph Beck
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Prime Minister
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Singer
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Duke of Shires
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Home Secretary
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Max Steiner
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When Watson reads from the newspaper there have been two similar murders near Whitechapel in a few days, Sherlock Holmes' sharp deductive is immediately stimulated to start its merciless method of elimination after observation of every apparently meaningless detail. He guesses right the victims must be street whores, and doesn't need long to work his way trough a pawn shop, an aristocratic family's stately home, a hospital and of course the potential suspects and (even unknowing) witnesses who are the cast of the gradually unraveled story of the murderer and his motive. Written by KGF Vissers

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Sherlock Holmes meets Jack the Ripper! Here comes the original caped crusader!

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Trivia

The closing Baker Street sequence alludes to Conan Doyle's 1892 short story "The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle." See more »

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In the same scene, Holmes rises to leave whilst checking his payment in his right hand. The shot changes, and without having dropped the change on the table he is now lifting his cognac glass. See more »

Quotes

Annie Chapman: Chunky?
Chunky: Yes, Annie?
Annie Chapman: You can have it for nothing if you want to, I'm feeling real lonely tonight, Chunky.
Chunky: Oh, no thanks, love, I'm too busy, honest.
Annie Chapman: Oh.
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Punjab
Written and Arranged by John Scott as Johnny Scott
Performed by Johnny Scott and His Orchestra
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A treat for both Holmes and Ripper fans.
21 February 2003 | by See all my reviews

This is a model B-movie: fast-paced, engaging, atmospheric, full of great twists. Most "A" productions would only wish they were this good! Neville makes a suitably arrogant and surprisingly physical Holmes, and Houston is a perfect Dr.Watson. The director does wonders with an obviously low budget. Much, much better than the similar "Murder By Decree". (***)


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