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Sherlock Holmes 

Professor Moriarty returns to kill Sherlock Holmes and unleashes a complex and clever plan to lure the great detective to his death.

Director:

Peter H. Hunt

Writers:

Arthur Conan Doyle (characters), William Gillette (play)
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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Frank Langella ... Sherlock Holmes
Susan Clark ... Madge Larrabee
Stephen Collins ... Larrabee
Richard Woods Richard Woods ... Dr. John H. Watson
George Morfogen George Morfogen ... Prof. Moriarty
Laurie Kennedy Laurie Kennedy ... Alice Faulkner
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tom Atkins ... Craigin
Louis Beachner Louis Beachner ... Sidney Prince
Robert Brolli Robert Brolli ... Forton
Yusef Bulos ... Count von Stalburg
William Duell William Duell ... Parsons
Hugo N. Furst Hugo N. Furst ... Cab man
Jennifer Harmon Jennifer Harmon ... Mrs. Smeedley
Frank Maraden Frank Maraden ... Leary
Michael Quill Michael Quill ... John
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Professor Moriarty returns to kill Sherlock Holmes and unleashes a complex and clever plan to lure the great detective to his death.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 November 1981 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sherlock Holmes: The Strange Case of Alice Faulkner See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The original play had four acts. This production has five. See more »

Alternate Versions

The A&E Channel aired the entire Williamstown Theater Festival play in 1984, including HBO's credits and copyrights. However they did not show Watson's narrative and instead showed the entire play, from the opening curtain to the curtain calls and bows after the final curtain. Unfortunately, the A&E airing is interrupted with commercial advertisements. See more »

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Superb!
9 February 2000 | by npollottaSee all my reviews

Frank Langella plays a wonderful version of the supersleuth, making him both more aloff, and more human at the same time. It is easy to see why this play has been a hit since 1899. The dialogue sparkles, the jokes are really funny, the sets are ingenious, and the ending is - to say the very least - completely unexpected. Wow!

If you think Basil Rathbone, or Jeremy Brett make a good Holmes, then you ain't seen nothing yet. Frank blows them out of the water and claims the role for himself.


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