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Sherlock Holmes: Incident at Victoria Falls (1992)

King Edward ask Sherlock Holmes to perform one more task before his retirement: to safeguard the Star of Africa on a trip to Cape Town. Soon the fabled jewel is stolen and several people end up being murdered.

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King Edward ask Sherlock Holmes to perform one more task before his retirement: to safeguard the Star of Africa on a trip to Cape Town. Soon the fabled jewel is stolen and several people end up being murdered.

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Sherlock Holmes and the Incident at Victoria Falls  »

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Last film of Richard Todd. See more »

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Lestrade & Watson talk about Marconi taking a different ship because the maiden voyage of the "brand new Titanic" was delayed. But the Titanic was not launched until a year after the film is set, and not finished for a year after that. See more »

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Amelia Roosevelt Morrison: [about her autograph book] Pablo Picaso drew me a little picture, but I couldn't make it out, so I threw it away.
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No mention of Arthur Conan Doyle. The curious incident of the dog at night. See more »

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Follows Sherlock Holmes and the Leading Lady (1991) See more »

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H. & W. go to Africa
24 February 2000 | by (Broken Bow, Oklahoma) – See all my reviews

This was taken from a mini-series, wouldn't have watched had I known that. Holmes goes to the dark continent under orders from Her Majesty's Government to guard a very valuable stone which unfortunately comes up missing. Holmes and Watson must unravel this puzzling mystery while avoiding the actions on the local constabulary headed by an unbelievably pompous, inept jackass of an inspector. Lee played the part of the aging sleuth well in a bit of a different outing for the Brit crime buster. Too many gaps in the story and an ending which even Holmes couldn't figure out. Bypass unless you can see the whole production I would say.


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