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The Sign of Four (1983)

TV Movie  |  Not Rated  |   |  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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Im Zeichen der Vier  »

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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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The amount of jewels falling out of Small's wooden leg is much smaller than what we see in the chest later in the scene. See more »

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29 May 2004 | by See all my reviews

A handsome production, with atmospheric sets, picture-perfect casting and a welcome dose of humor, but somewhat spoiled by a few schlocky moments (like Holmes' fight with the cannibal dwarf) and an arguably wrong structure that reveals too much of the mystery, too soon. Still good for fans of the character or the genre. (**1/2)


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