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Sherlock Holmes and the Leading Lady (1991)

TV Movie  -   -  Crime | Drama | Mystery  -  20 May 1992 (USA)
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1910. Mycroft Holmes asks his brother Sherlock & Dr. Watson to travel to Viena and find the stolen plans & prototype for an electro-magnetic bomb detonator. Once there, they are reunited ... See full summary »

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Irene Frances Adler
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Sir Reginald Cholmondley
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Michael Simpson-Makepeace
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Lady Violet Cholmondley
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Major Von Bork
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Dr. Froelich
Charlotte Attenborough ...
Margaret Froelich
James Bree ...
Franz Dietrich
John Gower ...
Count Helmut Giddings
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1910. Mycroft Holmes asks his brother Sherlock & Dr. Watson to travel to Viena and find the stolen plans & prototype for an electro-magnetic bomb detonator. Once there, they are reunited with Irene Adler, who has once more taken up her former profession as an opera singer. Written by The TV Archaeologist

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Sherlock Holmes y la prima donna  »

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Trivia

Harry Alan Towers has said in interviews his first choices for Dr.Watson were Gordon Jackson and Nigel Stock but he soon found both men had died. See more »

Goofs

In an early scene, a reflection of the mic can be scene in a cabinet with glass doors. It is slowly withdrawn from sight before the scene is over. See more »

Quotes

Mycroft Holmes: Thieves have stolen the plans and prototype for an electro-magnetic bomb detonator just as they were being purchased by Britain. The inventor died in an attempt to retrieve them. There is no way to recreate the device. The machine is so... appalling that only Britain can be trusted not to put it to use.
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Followed by Incident at Victoria Falls (1992) See more »

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Better than you might think
24 May 2005 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Some readers seem to think Morgan Fairchild was wrong as Irene Adler ( Norton) but I think she was just right. Irene is an American and she is supposed to be a looker and a flamboyant actress. Morgan has those qualities in spades. Despite age differences ( which may have existed in the original story too), I think Lee and Fairchild have a chemistry. The rest of the plot was also not bad. MacNee is a little too goofy as Watson. I prefer the more dignified portrayals of John Mills, David Burke, Edward Hardwicke and even Colin Blakely. MacNee is too much in the Nigel Bruce mold. I wish that more "Golden Years" stories about Holmes had been made. As it is we must content ourselves with this one and "Victoria Falls". The mix of real characters with the fictional was very "Ragtime". Lee was outstanding as Holmes


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