Young Sherlock Holmes


1h 49m 1985

Brief Synopsis

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.

Film Details

Also Known As
El secreto de la pirámide, Young Sherlock Holmes and the Pyramid of Fear, secreto de la pirámide
MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Action
Adventure
Period
Romance
Release Date
1985
Production Company
Amblin Entertainment; Industrial Light + Magic; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc.; Paramount Pictures; Pixar Animation Studios
Distribution Company
Paramount Pictures; Paramount Home Media; Paramount Pictures; United International Pictures
Location
London, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 49m

Synopsis

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.

Crew

David Allan

Fitness Consultant

David Allan

Supervisor

George H Anderson

Additional Sound Effects Editor

Donna Baker

Rotoscope Artist (Ilm)

Gordon Baker

Effects Animation

John S Baker

Special Effects Technician

Michael J. Benavente

Additional Sound Effects Editor

Harry Benn

Associate Producer

Peter Bennet

Assistant 2nd Unit Director (2nd Unit)

Pamela Bentkowski

Additional Sound Effects Editor

Roger Birnbaum

Producer

Charles Bishop

Art Direction

Marc Boyle

Stunt Arranger

Reg Bream

Other

Barbara Brennan

Effects Animation

Bruce Broughton

Music

Dave Carson

Production Designer (Effects--Harpy Sequence)

Michael Casper

Sound Rerecording Mixer

Peter Childs

Other

Eric Christiansen

Glass Consultant

Don Clark

Camera Operator (Optical)

Jeff Clifford

Special Effects Technician

Lucy Coldsnow-smith

Additional Sound Effects Editor

Chris Columbus

Screenwriter

Don Conway

Computer Animation Group

Rob Cook

Computer Animation Group

Colin Corby

Camera Operator

Tony Dawe

Sound Recording Mixer

David Defrancesco

Computer Animation Group

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Characters As Source Material

Nick Dudman

Makeup

John Ellis

Supervisor

Scott Farrar

Effects Photography (Pastry Sequence)

Jane Feinberg

Casting

Mike Fenton

Casting

Michael Ford

Set Decorator

Warren Franklin

Visual Effects (General Manager)

Rodney Fuller

Special Effects Technician

Michael Gleason

Editor

Avram D Gold

Adr Editor

Stephen Goldblatt

Other

Stephen Goldblatt

Director Of Photography

John Golding

Camera Operator 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)

Craig Good

Computer Animation Group

Ralph Gordon

Other

Gary Hecker

Foley Walker

Peter Heslop

Assistant Director

Ian Hickinbotham

Assistant Director

Fred Hole

Art Direction

Sandy Houston

Rotoscope Artist

Arthur Howell

Other

Raymond Hughes

Costume Designer

Eric Jensen

Production Coordinator (Ilm)

Mark Johnson

Producer

Eddie Jones

Other

Kathleen Kennedy

Executive Producer

Peter Swords King

Makeup Supervisor

Irene Lamb

Casting

John Lasseter

Computer Animation Group

Steven Lawrence

Location Manager

Ellen Lichtwardt

Animation Supervisor

Stu Linder

Editor

Frank Marshall

Executive Producer

Mark Mckenzie

Original Music

Katrina Mitchell

Production Assistant

Jack Mongovan

Animator

Joselyn Morton

Casting

Dennis Muren

Visual Effects Supervisor

Michael Murray

Assistant Director

Don Nemitz

Original Music

Stephen Norrington

Animatronics Supervisor

Dan O'connell

Foley Walker

Eben Ostby

Computer Animation Group

Michael Owens

Effects Photography (Harpy Sequence)

Mike Ploog

Illustrator

William Reeves

Computer Animation Group (Ilm)

Carol Regan

Production Coordinator

Arthur Repola

Post-Production Supervisor

Norman Reynolds

Production Designer

Paul Bruce Richardson

Sound Editor Supervisor

Peter Robb-king

Makeup Supervisor

Jane Royle

Makeup

David H Salesin

Computer Animation Group

Norman B Schwartz

Sound Recording Mixer (Post-Production Dialogue)

Terry Sittig

Rotoscope Artist

Kenneth Smith

Optical Photography Supervisor (Harpy Sequence)

Steven H Smith

Director Of Photography 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)

Steven H Smith

Other

Curt Sobel

Music Editor

David Sosalla

Other

Steven Spielberg

Executive Producer

Howard Stein

Visual Effects Editor

Judy Taylor

Casting

Robert M Thirlwell

Sound Rerecording Mixer

Eric Tomlinson

Sound Recording Mixer (Music)

Donald Toms

Unit Production Manager

Caroline Trainor

Production Assistant

Paul Vachon

Wardrobe Supervisor

Bill Varney

Sound Rerecording Mixer

Bruce Walters

Animation Supervisor (Ilm)

Harry Walton

Go-Motion Animation (Harpy Sequence)

Kit West

Special Effects Supervisor

Henry Winkler

Producer

Trevor Wood

Special Effects Technician

Gary Wright

Additional Sound Effects Editor

Film Details

Also Known As
El secreto de la pirámide, Young Sherlock Holmes and the Pyramid of Fear, secreto de la pirámide
MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Action
Adventure
Period
Romance
Release Date
1985
Production Company
Amblin Entertainment; Industrial Light + Magic; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc.; Paramount Pictures; Pixar Animation Studios
Distribution Company
Paramount Pictures; Paramount Home Media; Paramount Pictures; United International Pictures
Location
London, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 49m

Award Nominations

Best Visual Effects

1985

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Winter December 6, 1985

Began shooting December 1984.

Released in United States Winter December 6, 1985