PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Crime
Detective Sherlock Holmes is on the trail of criminal mastermind Professor Moriarty, who is carrying out a string of random crimes across Europe.
One of the songs played at Watson's bachelor party as an instrumental is The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo. This is the same song that was sung by Peter O'Toole when riding through the echoing canyons in Lawrence of Arabia (1962). Watson's briefly held winnings would seem to echo the theme of that song.
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 ...
When Holmes and company escapes from the war factory they are shelled by mortars. But mortars of the type shown in the movie were invented after the Russian-Japanese war of 1904/5.
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
€529,277 (Netherlands) (18 December 2011)