PG-13 | | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
When a bored Holmes eagerly takes the case of Gabrielle Valladon after an attempt on her life, the search for her missing husband leads to Loch Ness and the legendary monster.
Sir Christopher Lee appeared in at least six Sir Arthur Conan Doyle filmed adaptations or related filmed productions. They are: The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959), Sherlock Holmes and the Deadly Necklace (1962), The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (1970), Sherlock Holmes and the Leading Lady (1991), Sherlock Holmes: Incident at Victoria Falls (1992), and the "The Leather Funnel" episode of Orson Welles' Great Mysteries (1973).
Where's your self-control?
Holmes: Fair question.
Watson: Aren't you ashamed of yourself?
Holmes: Thoroughly. This will take care of it.
There are references to HMS Jonah undergoing sea trials in the Moray Firth from her base in Loch Ness. The only link between Loch Ness and the sea is the River Ness which is broad and shallow and would not allow the passage of a submarine.
Originally released at 125 minutes; the US laserdisc version adds 12 minutes of unreleased footage, including a sequence known as "The Dreadful Business of the Naked Honeymooners", featuring Jonathan Cecil and Nicole Shelby
English, Russian, French, German
$3,300,000 (USA) (31 December 1971)
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