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Holmes and Dr. Watson solve the mysteries of the Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax, Thor Bridge, Shoscombe Old Place, The Boscombe Valley Mystery, The Illustrious Client and The Creeping Man.
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Series cast summary:
Jeremy Brett ...  Sherlock Holmes 9 episodes, 1991-1993
Edward Hardwicke ...  Dr. Watson / ... 9 episodes, 1991-1993
Rosalie Williams ...  Mrs Hudson / ... 5 episodes, 1991-1993
Colin Jeavons ...  Inspector Lestrade 2 episodes, 1991-1992
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Sherlock Holmes and his intrepid companion, Dr. Watson solve the mysteries of the disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax, Thor Bridge, Shoscombe Old Place, the Boscombe Valley, an illustrious client, and a creeping man. Written by Kathy Li

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Official site [France]

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UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 February 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Архив Шерлока Холмса See more »

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Granada Television, WGBH See more »
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(9 episodes)

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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The last performance of Dame Gwen Ffrangcon Davies at the age of 100. She gave up the stage in her eighties when her eyesight made moving round the sets unsafe. In several of her few film parts she appears seated. See more »

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Follows The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1986) See more »

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Still more greatness!
30 March 2008 | by MartinHaferSee all my reviews

Thank goodness for the wonderful folks at Granada Television. In the mid 1980s, they created the absolute best Sherlock Holmes ever to make it to the big or small screen. Unlike all the previous versions, which LIBERALLY deviated from the Conan Doyle stories, the Granada films tried to be perfect in every detail.

Unlike the caricature of Holmes that you see in previous films where he wears a deerstalker hat, smokes a curved pipe and spouts "elementary, my dear Watson", this Holmes is true to the original character. Additionally, Dr. Watson is not the bumbling idiot as portrayed by Nigel Bruce (Bruce should burn in Hell for how he ruined this character).

The first mini-series by Granada was exceptional and Jeremy Brett was the greatest Holmes ever. The second picked up exactly where it should have as did this third series.

Intelligently written and wonderful throughout. See these films and get hooked!!


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