TV Movie | PG | | Crime, Drama, Mystery
1910. Mycroft Holmes asks his brother Sherlock and Dr. Watson to travel to Vienna and find the stolen plans and prototype for an electromagnetic bomb detonator. Once there, they are ... See full summary »
Executive Producer Harry Alan Towers has said in interviews his first choices for Dr. Watson were Gordon Jackson and Nigel Stock, but he soon found out that both men had died.
Allow me to introduce my self. Ned Elliot, an alias. My Christian name is Elliot. My surname is...
Sherlock Holmes: Ness. Elliot Ness. United States Department of alcohol and firearms.
Sherlock Holmes: How did you...
Elliott Ness: You gave yourself away, young man, the first time that we met when...
At one point in the story, Sherlock Holmes encounters an American lawman named Eliot Ness (who in reality was to win fame in the 1920s for his efforts to enforce the Prohibition laws). Ness does tell Holmes that this is his "first case" in which case he must have been very precocious, the story is set in 1910, while Ness was born in 1903, which would have made him seven years old at that time.
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