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
Meet the world's greatest detective . . . and Sherlock Holmes.
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Actress Lysette Anthony
appears as a drag actor as a fake Lesley Giles (Ms Giles), "La Femme Beau". See more
Holmes mentions the Loch Ness Monster. While modern enthusiasts have pored through history to find 'evidence', the modern craze and the phrase "Loch Ness Monster" began in the 1930s, well after this film, set in the 1880s. See more
What are you doing?
Right. I'm going to think too.
What shall we think about, Watson?
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
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Where Did You Get that Hat?
Written by Joseph J. Sullivan
Performed by Sarah Parr-Byrne See more