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

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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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Sherlock Holmes
Nicholas Palliser ... Dr. Dunwoody
... Lestrade
... Dr. Watson
Anne Carroll ... Mrs Hudson
... Miranda Helhoughton (as Tasmin Egerton)
... Roberta Massingham
Jennifer Moule ... Georgina Massingham
... Mary Pentney
John Cunningham ... Bates
... Charles Allen
... George Pentney
Gina Beck ... Maid
... Mrs. Vandeleur
Andrew Wisher ... Constable (as Andy Wisher)
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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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The bearded ambassador at the ball describes Holmes as the second-best criminologist in Europe, second only to the great Bertillon. He is referring to Alphonse Bertillon, the French police officer credited with the invention of the science of finger-printing and the standardization of mugshots in the nineteenth century. See more »

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The police are seen using telephones in 1902, but in reality, the first phone was not installed at New Scotland Yard until 1903. See more »

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Sherlock Holmes: Castor and Pollux!
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Featured in Timeshift: A Study in Sherlock (2005) See more »

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String Quartet No.14 in D Minor,'Death and the Maiden', the 4th Movement
Composed by Franz Schubert
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The chilling Mr Holmes
4 January 2005 | by See all my reviews

Rupert Everett's replacement of Richard Roxburgh for a second post-Jeremy Brett installment of big budget Holmes adaptation is quite a wise one, adding as it does a touch of youthful energy to the detective's armoury. Indeed, the whole film runs at a cracking pace, dropping clues like confetti. But what really makes this adaptation shine is a growing sense of purpose in terms of atmosphere. Arthur Conan Doyle's creation is plunged further into its roots as a purveyor of the grotesque and shocking. Corpses, evil smiles (and that's just Ian Hart's Watson!), drug use, great music score, and plenty of dense smog enhance the proceedings further than the decent acting or script. Well worth a look on a dark night...


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