This is a Sherlock Holmes story with a difference. Here Dr Watson is the ace detective and has been using an actor to play the part Holmes. Holmes is a drunken actor and gets on Watson's nerves. When Watson tries to go it alone, he doesn't have much success, so he is forced to let Holmes take all the credit once more. Written by
The flip side of Sherlock Holmes.
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Did You Know?
The name of the stage production written by fictional playwright Oswald Brund and billed as "A New Drama", that alcoholic second-rate actor Reginald Kincaid (Michael Caine
) had starred in, and which had closed before it had even finished its first performance on opening night at the Orpheum Theatre, was "Shadow of Death". See more
Holmes grabs a lamp off of the wall and puts it down by the hole in the floor. A short while later the lamp is back on the wall, but a short while after that it's back on the floor in time for Watson to trip over it. See more
How can I be expected to maintain the character when you belittle me in front of those hooligans?
Character? Are we talking about the same man who once declared with total conviction that the late Colonel Howard had been bludgeoned to death with a blunt *excrement*?
Is it my fault you have such poor handwriting?
The opening credits are superimposed over still images of Victorian London. The final shot of Holmes and Watson form the backdrop for the end credits. See more
Rock of Ages
Music by Thomas Hastings
and lyrics by Augustus Montague Toplady
Sung by Mrs Hudson (Pat Keen
) at the theatre See more