Concerned about his friend's cocaine use, Dr. Watson tricks Sherlock Holmes into travelling to Vienna, where Holmes enters the care of Sigmund Freud. Freud attemts to solve the mysteries of Holmes' subconscious, while Holmes devotes himself to solving a mystery involving the kidnapping of Lola Deveraux. Written by
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was slated to compose this score but passed away the December before the film was completed. He had gone as far as to suggest a musical beginning to director Ross, where, as the credits roll, the camera slowly dollies toward a performing orchestra, eventually finishing with a closeup of Holmes as one of the violinists. Herrmann's idea was to imply this is what Holmes did during his absence. Ross chose to use a different start. See more
During the railroad pursuit, the trains are seen on two tracks that are about to merge. Holmes states that there are no points left to switch. However, the coming together of the two track lines necessarily involves a switching point. And, in fact, that set of points is visible soon thereafter. See more
This is the Dresden local.
Dr. John H. Watson
[pulls pistol from his coat
It is now the Orient Express.
In the opening titles, there are footnotes concerning many of the characters. See more
Music by Franz Schubert
Arranged by John Addison See more