The master sleuth must deal with the menace of Charles Augustus Milverton, an art dealer who has a profitable sideline as a blackmailer with much of London's high society in his grip. Unfortunately, he is no amateur at his line of work and Holmes must use all his cunning and skill in some risky operations to foil this criminal. Written by
Kenneth Chisholm <email@example.com>
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Gwen Ffrangcon Davies
, who played the Dowager, was 100 years old when this was filmed in 1991. She died the same month it premiered, having turned 101. See more
When the maid comes into Milverton's study, she says, "I'm here to light the fire." A housemaid or scullery maid would never speak to the master of the house without being spoken to first. And when he tells her not to light the fire and just to leave, she replies, "Oh. Okay." Most likely she would not say anything, or might say, "Yes, sir." But she would never say "okay" (which is probably anachronistic in British speech in any case). See more
I've had to deal with fifty murderers in my career, but the worst of them never gave me this sense of revulsion I feel at this moment toward Mr Charles Augustus Milverton.
Version of Sherlock: His Last Vow
Music by Claude Debussy
Lyrics by Paul Bourget
Henry G. Chapman (translation) See more