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The Sign of Four (1983)

TV Movie  -   -  Mystery  -  7 December 1983 (USA)
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Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson try to track down the Great Mogul, the second-largest diamond in the world.

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Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson try to track down the Great Mogul, the second-largest diamond in the world.

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A brief establishing shot of Baker Street, with a street-cleaning cart passing by, is actually a piece of footage from "The Private Life Of Sherlock Holmes" (1970). See more »

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Holmes is chasing Jonathan Small down the Thames. He passes under Tower Bridge towards the sea but in a subsequent shot he is seen passing the Royal Naval College at Greenwich traveling away from the sea as the college is on the south bank of the Thames. See more »

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Ian Richardson has the nose
19 June 2002 | by (los angeles) – See all my reviews

Having been a long time fan of both Basil Rathbone and Jeremy Brett in their portrayal of the world famous detective Sherlock Holmes, I always measure anyone playing the detective against these two. Ian Richardson has one very distinctive feature on his face, his nose, which was also the part I first noticed on Rathbone and Brett. So Richardson had the nose but could he be a Holmes? My answer is yes. The Sign of Four was an enjoyable film. The characters Jonathan Small and little Tonga were also very well cast. I know the story well and this film was very close to the story. Revenge, murder and the chase were all featured as well as the Bakersteet Irregulars. So if you like Holmes, give this feature a look.


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