PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Mystery
Detective Sherlock Holmes is on the trail of criminal mastermind Professor Moriarty, who is carrying out a string of random crimes across Europe.
The advertisement for Lazenby's Soup Squares on the back of Moriarty's newspaper is for a real product of that era.
Dr. John Watson:
The year was 1891. Storm clouds were brewing over Europe. France and Germany were at each other's throats, the result of a series of bombings. Some said it was the Nationalists. Others, the anarchists. But as usual, my friend Sherlock Holmes, had a ...
Even though the lead characters travel by horse (and not a stagecoach drawn by a team of horses) they make remarkably swift time across Europe. France itself is the same geographical size as Texas and would take several days or longer to traverse on horseback. This is made even more unbelievable as Southeastern France, Southern Germany and Switzerland are heavily mountainous (The Alps) lending themselves to far slow traveling times.
The Warner Bros/Village Roadshow/Silver Pictures logos, opening title, closing title and part of the closing credits appear in the pages of Dr. Watson's manuscript, with the latter two accompanied by illustrations of scenes from the film.
English, French, Italian, German, Romany
$39,637,079 18 December 2011