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Two Merry Adventurers ()

Der Mann, der Sherlock Holmes war (original title)
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BEWARE SPOILERS : Hans Albers and Heinz Rühmann play two confidence tricksters. They manage to stop a night train for nefarious purposes, and impersonate Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson.... See more »

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Morris Flint
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Macky McPherson
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Mary Berry
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Jane Berry
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Madame Ganymare
Günther Ballier ...
Kriminalbeamter
Paul Bildt ...
Lachender Mann
Erich Dunskus ...
Chef der Kriminalpolizei
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Gangster Fred im Expresszug
Lothar Geist ...
Erwin Wutzke
Aribert Grimmer ...
Kriminalbeamter
Harry Hardt ...
Freds Kumpel Billy
Clemens Hasse ...
Ganove Peter
Edwin Jürgensen ...
Staatsanwalt
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Exzellenz Vangon
Ernst Legal ...
Dieter Jean
Paul Schwed ...
Der lange Poll
F.W. Schröder-Schrom ...
Polizeidirektor (as Franz W. Schröder-Schrom)
Willi Schur ...
Bahnbeamter
Théo Tony ...
Kriminalbeamter (as Theo Thony)
Ernst Waldow ...
Hoteldetektiv
Erich Walter ...
Hoteldirektor
Heinz Wemper ...
Verwalter des Lombard-Hauses
Walter Werner ...
Dr. Balderin
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Boris Alekin ...
Hotelkellner (uncredited)
Charly Berger ...
Beisitzender Richter (uncredited)
Katharina Berger ...
Blumenmädchen im Hotel (uncredited)
Hans Bergmann ...
Taxator (uncredited)
Kurt Cramer ...
Polizeioffizier (uncredited)
Fritz Draeger ...
Gerichtsreporter (uncredited)
Kurt Alexander Duma ...
Nebenrolle (uncredited)
Max Harry Ernst ...
Gerichtsreporter (uncredited)
Herbert Gaiszik ...
Nebenrolle (uncredited)
Karl Jüstel ...
Polizeioffizier (uncredited)
Albert Karchow ...
Zuschauer (uncredited)
Otto Krieg-Helbig ...
Fotoreporter (uncredited)
Erich Nadler ...
Polizeioffizier (uncredited)
Friedrich Ohse ...
Polizeileutnant (uncredited)
Hellmuth Passarge ...
Nebenrolle (uncredited)
Theodor Popp ...
Nebenrolle (uncredited)
Hans Richter ...
A clever boy from Berlin (uncredited)
Alfred Schwarz ...
Nebenrolle (uncredited)
Walter Steinweg ...
Zivilbeamter im Polizeipräsidium (uncredited)
Fredy Walden ...
Zuschauer (uncredited)
Friedrich Weigelt ...
Nebenrolle (uncredited)

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Karl Hartl

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Robert A. Stemmle ... (screenplay) (as R.A. Stemmle) and
Karl Hartl ... (screenplay)

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Alfred Greven ... producer

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Hans Sommer

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Fritz Arno Wagner

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Gertrud Hinz-Nischwitz ... (uncredited)

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Otto Hunte
Willy Schiller

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Fredy Arnold ... makeup artist (uncredited)
Hans Dublies ... makeup artist (uncredited)
Willi Weber ... makeup artist (uncredited)

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Hans Tost ... production manager
H.J. Wieland ... production manager

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Eduard von Borsody ... assistant director (uncredited)

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Hermann Fritzsching ... sound (uncredited)

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Artur Hämmerer ... still photographer (uncredited)
Karl Plintzner ... camera operator (uncredited)
Erich Tannigel ... still photographer (uncredited)

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Fritz Strack ... wardrobe (uncredited)
Otto Suckrow ... wardrobe (uncredited)
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Plot Summary

BEWARE SPOILERS : Hans Albers and Heinz Rühmann play two confidence tricksters. They manage to stop a night train for nefarious purposes, and impersonate Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson. Romantic involvement with two young British female travelers ensues, but the plot deepens into the disappearance of rare Mauritius postage stamps which they undertake to recover, in their role as Holmes and Watson.. Written by Hazel Freeman

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Also Known As
  • Zwei lustige Abenteurer (United States)
  • Two Merry Adventurers (United States)
  • The Man Who Was Sherlock Holmes (World-wide, English title)
  • The Man Who Was Sherlock Holmes (United Kingdom)
  • On a arrêté Sherlock Holmes (France)
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  • 116 min
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Trivia One of two films found in Adolf Hitler's bunker by the Allies in 1945. The other film was The Hound of the Baskervilles (1937). See more »
Goofs In this movie, set in 1910, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle has "only" gray hair. In real life he was a brunette and had a mustache. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Unternehmen Geigenkasten (1985). See more »
Soundtracks Jawoll meine Herrn See more »
Quotes Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: Let me write your story, it should be called 'The man, who was Sherlock Holmes'.
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