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Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Silk Stocking (2004)

TV Movie  |   |  Crime, Drama, Mystery  |  26 December 2004 (UK)
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A serial killer stalking the teen-aged daughters of the aristocracy brings Sherlock Holmes out of his drug-filled semi-retirement.

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A serial killer stalking the teen-aged daughters of the aristocracy brings Sherlock Holmes out of his drug-filled semi-retirement.

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When he views the first dead body, Holmes quotes Lord Byron: "Oh! snatched away in beauty's bloom, / On thee shall press no ponderous tomb." See more »

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Many characters seen smoking filtered cigarettes, which were not available until 1935, and were considered a specialty item until the fifties. See more »

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Dr. Watson: Is it Bach you're playing?
Sherlock Holmes: I prefer German music when I feel introspective.
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Follows The Hound of the Baskervilles (2002) See more »

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La Musica Notturna delle Strade di Madrid. No. 6, Op. 30
Written by Luigi Boccherini
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On Everett as Holmes
4 November 2005 | by (Woody Creek, Colo.) – See all my reviews

As a big Sherlock Holmes fan, I was looking forward to "Silk Stocking," but was very disappointed with Rupert Everett's performance. He gave the distinct impression of being bored all the way through. Also, I was surprised by the scene of him shooting up during the case. My understanding of the "real" Holmes is that he was bored in between cases, and that's when he enjoyed his 7% solution. When in the midst of a case, he was excited and engaged and focused -- none of which Everett showed in his performance. My favorite Holmes remains Jeremy Brett, who showed actual modulation in Holmes' personality (irritation and boredom before the case presented itself; excitement, sometimes to a bizarre extent, during a case; rapture at listening to a classical concert etc.) rather than the sleepy, Johnny-one-note performance of Everett. Four snores.


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