PG | | Comedy, Crime, Music
The younger brother of the consulting detective tries to steal Sherlock's glory by solving an important case assisted by an eccentric Scotland Yard detective and a lovely but suspicious actress.
Gene Wilder's character's first name, Sigerson, was an alias used by Sherlock Holmes during the period in which he was believed to have been killed by Professor Moriarty, in Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's short story "The Adventure of the Empty House".
The Foreign Secretary, Lord Redcliff!
Lord Redcliff: Your Majesty, being inside of your confidence is the greatest joy I've ever known. Ahem...
Queen Victoria: Lord Redcliff, the fate of England is now in your hands.
Lord Redcliff: Your Confidence... being inside of Your Majesty is the greatest...
In the scene where Sigerson Holmes is eating the chocolates from the floor, he gets chocolate all over his face. Through the scene, the chocolate smudges on his face change. First it's very heavy, then its nearly gone and very light, and then when the camera angle is panned out the smudges are heavier.