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 »
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.
Sherlock Holmes (Anthony Higgins) is awakened in modern times with a tale that he had invented a method of suspended animation that he had utilized on himself. Awakened by an earthquake, he... See full summary »
A very low budget, stage bound feature starring Patrick Macnee as Sherlock Holmes. The plot has Holmes compelled to help an actress who is involved in a murder case. Moriarty is lurking about and is also involved in the case. The film is notorious for being one of the weakest Holmes productions ever. And honestly that is difficult to argue. The plot is sometimes vague, the mystery elements almost nil. Macnee is too old for the role and strained during any action sequences. And the supporting cast is sometimes very weak. Still, for a Holmes aficionado it is worth a look to see Macnee's interpretation of the master sleuth. And there is some fun to be had if one is willing to overlook the obvious flaws.
Also, a previous review states this never played on TV. That is incorrect. I recorded my copy off TV. It aired on the CTV network late at night in the late 1990's. So it has played network TV, at least here in Canada.
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