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Incident at Victoria Falls (1992)

TV Movie  -   -  Adventure | Crime | Drama  -  24 May 1992 (USA)
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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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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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Last film of Richard Todd. 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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Decent and original Holmes film
19 January 2009 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

On the eve of his retirement to bee keeping heaven, Sherlock Holmes is summoned to the palace, where King Edward requests one last mission for the super sleuth, to travel to Sth Africa and protect the Star of Africa diamond from those who would claim it as their own. The film is hardly of Doyle quality but what it lacks in authenticity it makes up for in a Sunday afternoon mystery kind of way. At 3 hours long every situation is used to the max and the film has some good set pieces. Christopher Lee is not the ideal Holmes, he's a little too nice, he even has tome to flirt with women…..Bah Partick Macnee as Watson is out of the bumbling Nigel Bruce school of Watson's and is quite likable. The film doesn't take itself too seriously however and is played for laughs on many occasions.


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