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|Also Known As:||Died:||July 7, 1930|
|Born:||May 22, 1859||Cause of Death:||Heart Attack|
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Sherlock Holmes has always been the smartest man in the room...until now. There is a new criminal mastermind at large-Professor Moriarty-and not only is he Holmes'' intellectual equal, but his capacity for evil, coupled with a complete lack of conscience, may actually give him an advantage over the renowned detective. When the Crown Prince of Austria is found dead, the evidence, as construed by Inspector Lestrade, points to suicide. But Sherlock Holmes deduces that the prince has been the victim of murder-a murder that is only one piece of a larger and much more portentous puzzle, designed by Professor Moriarty. The cunning Moriarty is always one step ahead of Holmes as he spins a web of death and destruction-all part of a greater plan that, if he succeeds, will change the course of history.
Sherlock Holmes has made his reputation finding the truth at the heart of the most complex mysteries. With the aid of Dr. John Watson, his trusted ally, the renowned "consulting detective" is unequaled in his pursuit of criminals of every stripe, whether relying on his singular powers of observation, his remarkable deductive skills, or the blunt force of his fists. But now a storm is gathering over London, a threat unlike anything that Holmes has ever confronted and just the challenge he's looking for. After a string of brutal, ritualistic murders, Holmes and Watson arrive just in time to save the latest victim and uncover the killer: the unrepentant Lord Blackwood. As he approaches his scheduled hanging, Blackwood--who has terrorized inmates and jailers alike with his seeming connection to dark and powerful forces--warns Holmes that death has no power over him and, in fact, his execution plays right into Blackwood's plans. And when, by all indications, Blackwood makes good on his promise, his apparent resurrection panics London and confounds Scotland Yard. But to Holmes, the game is afoot. Racing to stop Blackwood's deadly plot, Holmes and Watson plunge into a world of the dark arts and startling new technologies, where logic is sometimes the best crime-fighting weapon--but where a good right hook will often do the job.
In the case that transformed the brilliant society playboy into the celebrity sleuth of his time, Sherlock Holmes must defeat master criminal Professor Moriarty to protect the streets of London from a massive injection of a new drug called heroin.
Reawakened from a self-induced sleep in present-day San Francisco, Sherlock Holmes is challenged by the offspring of his greatest foe, Professor Moriarity.
British detective Sherlock Holmes seeks a man who has disappeared, leaving behind a piece of an old map bearing a cross made in human blood.
A television movie depicting another adventure of Sherlock Holmes. Professor Moriarty, the fiendish criminal genius, escapes and offers Holmes and Doctor Watson a challenge after he kidnaps the great detective's brother, Mycroft.
In order to keep from being eaten by a witch a young boy spins three tales of terror. They involve a vengeful mummy, a living gargoyle and a cat who refuses to die.
A television movie about the great detective Sherlock Holmes, as he finds himself revived in the 1980s. Jane Watson, the great-granddaughter of John Watson, Holmes' perpetual companion and chronicler, inherits his home in England. After traveling there to see the house, she discovers a body in the b
Young John Watson is shipped off to boarding school and meets up with the brilliantly bizarre Sherlock Holmes. The two boys strike up a friendship and promptly become involved in the investigation of a number of mysterious murders. When their curiosity gets them into trouble with a dangerous religious cult, Watson and Holmes must struggle to avoid capture while attempting to notify the authorities.
Curmudgeonly scientist John Marley (in one of his last roles) goes looking for an ancient artifact in the mountains of Mexico, accompanied by his teenage granddaughter, Louise Vallance, rugged journalist Simon MacCorkindale, and Mexican outfitter Blanca Guerra, before sinister tycoon George Touliato
Sherlock Holmes seeks psychiatric help from Sigmund Freud and gets caught up in mystery.
There is an affectionate bow to the master sleuth in this lavishly produced original that has Holmes rushing to New York City after discovering that his old nemesis, Moriarty, not only has kidnapped the son of his (Holmes') long-time love, actress Irene Adler, but also has hatched a scheme to steal
Sherlock Holmes sets out to find why people are killing each other over a seemingly inexpensive music box.
Sherlock Holmes returns to Baskerville Hall to track down a stolen racehorse.
Holmes, retired to Sussex, is drawn into a last case when.arch enemy Moriarty arranges with an American gang to kill one John Douglas, a country gentleman with a mysterious past. Holmes' methods baffle Watson and Lestrade, but his results astonish them. In a long flashback, the victim's wife tells the story of the sinister Vermissa Valley.
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A young journalist and his two travel mates, both professors, embark on an expedition to return to a lost world of dinosaurs and primitive men.
The oft-filmed Conan Doyle classic (it had been made at least eight times previously) and the first American color version about how Holmes and Watson solve the baffling murder of an heir to the Baskerville fortune on the misty English moors. This was the pilot to a prospective Sherlock Holmes serie
Adaptation of Arthur Conan Doyle's science-fiction novel, "The Lost World." Similar to classic radio theater, Alien Voices, a troupe of actors formed to produce works of science fiction and fantasy, with scripts in hand, read from the original adaptation before an audience. Foley artists present sou
Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson investigate the disappearance of an American heiress on the day of her wedding to an British lord.
Sherlock Holmes investigates a mysterious man believed to be a vampire by superstitious villagers.
Two-part adaptation of a Sherlock Holmes story by Conan Doyle in which the master detective devises a plan to thwart the activities of a man who buys purloined letters from servants and uses them to blackmail helpless victims.
Sherlock Holmes, the British detective, travels to England's Lake District to protect a woman from a mysterious horseman who watches her.
The story, set in London in 1891, depicts Sherlock Holmes' attempts to recover valuable letters stolen from the home of Alice Faulkner.
The first known television adaptation of a Sherlock Holmes story. The story relates Holmes' efforts to find a man with the odd name of Garrideb to fill the conditions of an eccentric's will and allow a lonely old man to collect a fabulous inheritance.
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Five episodes in the further adventures of the British cerebral detective, Sherlock Holmes. He is summoned to assist in such cases as that of an Australian accused of killing his father, the infatuation of a beautiful young girl with a notorious Austrian murderer, and a governess charged with fatall
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