MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 20,418 this week

Sherlok Kholms i doktor Vatson: Krovavaya nadpis (1979)

TV Movie  -   -  Crime
8.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.4/10 from 985 users  
Reviews: 1 user

Add a Plot

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: October

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in October.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 87 titles
created 23 Mar 2011
 
a list of 413 titles
created 11 Jul 2011
 
a list of 21 titles
created 21 Aug 2013
 
a list of 48 titles
created 9 months ago
 
list image
a list of 231 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Sherlok Kholms i doktor Vatson: Krovavaya nadpis (TV Movie 1979)

Sherlok Kholms i doktor Vatson: Krovavaya nadpis (TV Movie 1979) on IMDb 8.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Sherlok Kholms i doktor Vatson: Krovavaya nadpis.

User Polls

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Crime | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

We're going all out for all of you Holmes fans. That's right, three versions of the Baskerville classic for you to digest and compare. This version was filmed in Russia and comes sub-titled in English. Color. 35mm.

Director: Igor Maslennikov
Stars: Vasili Livanov, Vitali Solomin, Rina Zelyonaya
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

In this comic but dated story, nerdy Shurik travels to the Caucasus in search of native legends and folklore. But what he finds is a beautiful girl whom, due to intoxication and deceit of ... See full summary »

Director: Leonid Gayday
Stars: Aleksandr Demyanenko, Natalya Varley, Ruslan Akhmetov
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

A kindergarten director Troshkin is a dead ringer for a criminal nicknamed "Docent" who stole the priceless headpiece of Alexander the Great during an archaeological expedition. But after ... See full summary »

Director: Aleksandr Seryj
Stars: Evgeniy Leonov, Georgiy Vitsin, Radner Muratov
12 stulev (TV Mini-Series 1977)
Adventure | Comedy | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Two scoundrels try to find the twelve chairs, in one of which their aunts has sewn jewelry into.

Stars: Andrey Mironov, Anatoliy Papanov, Aleksandr Makarov
Crime | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Director: Igor Maslennikov
Stars: Vasili Livanov, Vitali Solomin, Borislav Brondukov
Drama | History | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Based on the eponymous book by Boris Vasilyev, the film is set in Karelia (North-West of Russia, near Finland) in 1941 during WWII. In a beautiful and quiet wilderness far from the ... See full summary »

Director: Stanislav Rostotskiy
Stars: Andrey Martynov, Irina Dolganova, Elena Drapeko
Comedy | Crime | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

The hero of the film is an insurance agent who is also a car thief. He steals cars only from various crooks and never from the good people. Then he sells those stolen cars and gives all the... See full summary »

Director: Eldar Ryazanov
Stars: Innokentiy Smoktunovskiy, Oleg Efremov, Lyubov Dobrzhanskaya
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Director: Igor Maslennikov
Stars: Elena Safonova, Nina Ruslanova, Larisa Udovichenko
Adventure | History | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Yet another version of Alexander Duma's novel "The Three Musketeers."

Director: Georgi Yungvald-Khilkevich
Stars: Mikhail Boyarskiy, Venyamin Smekhov, Igor Starygin
Comedy | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

In Italy, a dying woman tells her granddaughter that she hid her treasure many years ago in Russia, in the city of Leningrad. Other people (who were around when she died) also learn about ... See full summary »

Directors: Franco Prosperi, Eldar Ryazanov
Stars: Andrey Mironov, Ninetto Davoli, Antonia Santilli
Mesto vstrechi izmenit nelzya (TV Mini-Series 1979)
Adventure | Crime | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

After WWII is over, a young officer Volodya Sharapov returns to Moscow to work in MUR - Moskovskiy Ugolovny Rozysk (Moscow Criminal Police). There he meets Gleb Zheglov who is a chief of a ... See full summary »

Stars: Vladimir Vysotskiy, Vladimir Konkin, Sergey Yurskiy
Comedy | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Mr Jonny First arrives to the Wild West to present the art of the Cinematograph.

Director: Alla Surikova
Stars: Andrey Mironov, Aleksandra Yakovleva-Aasmyae, Mikhail Boyarskiy
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Vasili Livanov ...
Vitali Solomin ...
Rina Zelyonaya ...
Borislav Brondukov ...
Valentina Panina
Igor Dmitriev ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
A. Aristov
Viktor Aristov ...
(as V. Aristov)
...
(as V. Baganov)
L. Ilyin
Nikolay Karachentsov ...
Oleg Khromenkov
Boris Klyuev ...
Nikolai Kryukov
Boris Ryzhukhin
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Crime

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Also Known As:

Sherlock Holmes i doktor Watson: Krwawy podpis  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Followed by The Hound of the Baskervilles (1981) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Bloody good
13 November 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The Soviet TV films of Sherlock Holmes starring Vasili Livanov as the detective have been uniformly stylish and engrossing viewing from what I have seen so far. This particular film picks up with adapting the first Holmes story, "A Study in Scarlet" after its predecessor had been composed of the scenes of Holmes and Watson meeting from that novel, and the mystery story from "The Speckled Band." Though it is among the more famous Holmes stories, novel-length, and introduces the character, "A Study in Scarlet" is rarely adapted because, in part of the long stretch set in Utah in which Holmes and Watson do not figure.

Here, however, adapting just the London parts with the backstory revealed only through exposition works very well: the film progresses from good-humored and fascinating character scenes between Holmes and Watson, played really wonderfully and memorably by Livanov and Vitali Solomin, to a riveting murder-adventure story, to the very human story of what drove the killer to murder and how he did it -- all underscoring the message of there being more to ever crime than just the fact of the killing, and, as Holmes points out, that sometimes the killer can evoke more sympathy than the victim.

Like the other entries in this Lenfilm Holmes cycle, this production oozes quality, and I don't hesitate to recommend it.


16 of 17 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Contribute to This Page