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Sherlock Holmes and the Deadly Necklace (1962)

Sherlock Holmes und das Halsband des Todes (original title)
Sherlock Holmes and Watson do battle with their nemesis, Professor Moriarity, over an ancient necklace attributed to Cleopatra.

Director:

Terence Fisher

Writers:

Arthur Conan Doyle (characters), Curt Siodmak (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Christopher Lee ... Sherlock Holmes
Hans Söhnker ... Prof. Moriarty
Hans Nielsen Hans Nielsen ... Inspector Cooper
Senta Berger ... Ellen Blackburn
Ivan Desny ... Paul King
Wolfgang Lukschy Wolfgang Lukschy ... Peter Blackburn
Leon Askin ... Charles
Edith Schultze-Westrum Edith Schultze-Westrum ... Mrs. Hudson
Bruno W. Pantel Bruno W. Pantel ... Auctioneer (as Bruno Panthel)
Heinrich Gies Heinrich Gies ... Texas Buyer
Bernard Lajarrige Bernard Lajarrige ... Inspector French
Linda Sini Linda Sini ... Light Girl
Roland Armontel ... Doctor
Max Strassberg Max Strassberg ... Johnny
Danielle Argence Danielle Argence ... Times Librarian
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Storyline

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson try to solve the case of the stealing of Cleopatra's necklace, found by archaeologists in Egypt. They soon discover that the evil professor Moriarty is behind it all. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Country:

France | Italy | West Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

3 May 1963 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Sherlock Holmes and the Deadly Necklace See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

When Sir Christopher Lee and Leon Askin were filming the scenes down the sewer seen near the end of the movie, they found the smell to be "a bit stiff, even for a sewer". After some inquiries, they found out the place had been used during World War II to make poison gas. See more »

Goofs

The amount of beer in (the disguised) Sherlock Holmes's glass varies considerably between shots during the final scene set in the Hare and Eagle Pub. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Watson: How do you know that?
Sherlock Holmes: Don't you ever read the Times, Watson? I've often advised you to do so, if you want to know something.
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Watchable
19 March 2019 | by mkbordnerSee all my reviews

A watchable movie. The dubbing is a bit odd but the acting is quite good and the story is interesting enough.


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