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The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1987)

Sherlock Holmes is brought back to life by Watson's female descendant after being cryogenically frozen for eighty years.

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Kevin Connor

Writer:

Bob Shayne
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Cast

Credited cast:
Margaret Colin ... Jane Watson
Michael Pennington ... Sherlock Holmes
Barry Morse ... Carter Morstan
Olivier Pierre Olivier Pierre ... Hampton
Lila Kaye ... Ms. Houston
Ray Jewers Ray Jewers ... Singer
Shane Rimmer ... Stark
Nicholas Guest ... Toby
Sheila Brand Sheila Brand ... Kitty
Daniel Benzali ... Ross
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Connie Booth ... Violet Morstan
Sneh Gupta
William Hootkins ... Spelman
Paul Maxwell ... Hopkins
Nancy Paul Nancy Paul
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Sherlock Holmes is brought back to life by Watson's female descendant after being cryogenically frozen for eighty years.

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Genres:

Mystery

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 January 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Eine Pfeife in Amerika See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The book that Ms. Houston is reading at her desk was written by Jessica Fletcher of Murder, She Wrote (1984). See more »

Connections

Remade as Sherlock Holmes Returns (1993) See more »

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Rule Britannia
(uncredited)
Music by Thomas Augustine Arne
Arranged by Ken Thorne
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Sherlock Holmes's not dead, he's frozen! And soon as we thaw him out. . .
20 September 2006 | by darth_borehdSee all my reviews

OK, The concept sounds far-fetched--yet somehow it works! This movie has definite charm and appeal. It's obvious it was meant as a pilot for a TV series. If it had been picked up as such with the same cast and crew, it would have rivaled Remington Steele and the other mystery/action shows of the time. If you find this version, I very much recommend it to mystery and Sherlock Holmes fans. Beware of the remake though! This same script was remade with a different cast in 1993 and it totally flopped with same material. It just goes to show how important directing and casting are to making a good movie.

You can see the reviews of the 1993 version by going here: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0108117/


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