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Christopher Lee hosts an overview of Sherlock Holmes as Arthur Conan Doyle wrote of him, as portrayed on the stage, on radio, television, and in the motion pictures by dozens of actors from 1900 to 1985.
Produced as a promotional tie-in with Young Sherlock Holmes (1985), hence the prominent placement of clips from the film as well as Christopher Lee's narration mentioning Steven Spielberg specifically.
Sherlock Holmes. One of the most fascinating characters I have ever portrayed. His partner, Dr. John H. Watson, described his strengths and weaknesses with ruthless accuracy. Knowledge of literature, philosophy, astronomy, and politics: nil. ...
Cascadia Entertainment released the entire 57-minute version on DVD, though obviously without permission from copyright-holder Avery Productions, who released their own DVD. Cascadia added a fade out during the Special Thanks section of the end credits, so as to hide this production company and copyright information: "Distribution by Avery Productions in cooperation with International Tele-Films Enterprizes and Scott Entertainment Inc. (c) 1985 Avery Productions, All Rights Reserved". Thus, the last 20 seconds of the end credits on the Cascadia DVD is simply a black screen with the music continuing to play during it.