Without A Clue


1h 47m 1988

Brief Synopsis

In a comic reversal on the original theme, Dr. Watson is the master consulting detective, and "Sherlock Holmes" an alias for a drunk, out-of-work actor invented by the doctor, enabling him to dabble in his hobby of crime solving without disturbing the Victorian medical establishment.

Film Details

Also Known As
Elementaire, mon cher...Lock Holmes, Sherlock and Me
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1988
Production Company
Peter Robey
Distribution Company
Orion Pictures
Location
Clapham, England, United Kingdom; London, England, United Kingdom; Syon Park, England, United Kingdom; Cumbrian Lake District, England, United Kingdom; Blenheim Palace, England, United Kingdom; Bristol, England, United Kingdom; Gloucester, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 47m

Synopsis

In a comic reversal on the original theme, Dr. Watson is the master consulting detective, and "Sherlock Holmes" an alias for a drunk, out-of-work actor invented by the doctor, enabling him to dabble in his hobby of crime solving without disturbing the Victorian medical establishment.

Crew

Amanda Ackland-snow

Set Decorator

Andrew Ackland-snow

Assistant Art Director

Brian Ackland-snow

Production Designer

Terry Ackland-snow

Art Director

Christabel Albery

Production Supervisor

Wayne Artman

Sound

Graham Attwood

Photography

Del Baker

Stunts

Natalie Baker

Assistant Editor

Gregg Baxter

Adr Editor

Tom Beckert

Sound

William Bernie

Other

Michael Bishop

Production Assistant

Brian Blues

Carpenter

Brian Bowes

Stunts

Bob Bremner

Gaffer

Tom Brown

Assistant Art Director

Jeffrey Bruce

Accounting Assistant

Diana Buckhantz

Associate Producer

Lois Burwell

Makeup

Trevor Butterfield

Special Effects

John G Campbell

Other

Desmond Cannon

Sound Editor

Lance Chapman

Sign Writer

Joanne Chee

Post-Production Coordinator

Debra Cole

Accounting Assistant

Sean Connor

Camera Trainee

Fred Crawford

Other

Graeme Crowther

Stunts

Tom Dahl

Sound

Lisa Davila

Production Assistant

Noel Davis

Casting

Lee Dragu

Foley Editor

Joe Drinkeld

Transportation

Robert Eames

Carpenter

Sandra Exelby

Makeup Assistant

Robert Fabbri

Production Assistant

Stuart Fell

Stunts

Harriet Fenner

Production Coordinator

James Dean Fisher

Foley Artist

Elaine Ford

Stunts

Terry Forrestal

Stunts

Nancy Foy

Casting

Peter Frampton

Makeup

Don French

Assistant Director

Dennis Fruin

Property Master

George Gibbons

Production

Ian Giladjian

Props Buyer

Betty Glasow

Hairdresser

Terry Glass

Special Effects

Linda Glatzel

Other

Bob Gomm

Generator Operator

Dave Goody

Other

Penelope Gottlieb

Titles

Carl Graham

Assistant Editor

Graham Hall

Other

Stevie Hall

Hairdresser

John Hargreaves

Production Assistant

Frank Henson

Stunts

David Hildyard

Sound

Robert Hill

Props

Russ Hill

Dialogue Editor

Laurie Hindenach

Production

Stephen A Hope

Music Editor

Alan Hume

Director Of Photography

Martin Hume

Camera Operator

Simon Hume

Other

Patrick Isherwood

Production Accountant

Derek Ixer

Props

Peter James

Set Decorator

Trevor Jones

Production

Bob Jordan

Location Assistant

Eddy Joseph

Dialogue Editor

Reginald Keywood

Carpenter

Alec King

Electrician

Mike Le Mare

Sound Editor

Brian Lofthouse

Props

Tom Lowen

Other

Henry Mancini

Music

Duke Of Marlborough

Other

Stephen Mcdonald

Props

Ben Montanio

Production Associate

Judy Moorcroft

Costume Designer

Keith Morton

Wardrobe Supervisor

Ben Moses

Associate Producer

Gary Murphy

Screenplay

Sandi Naiman

Production Coordinator

Roger Nichols

Special Effects

John Forrest Niss

Post-Production Supervisor

Anthony Palk

Sound Effects Editor

Peter Palmer

Props Buyer

Keith Pamplin

Boom Operator

Pamela Parker

Production Coordinator

Bill Parnell

Assistant Editor

Hayward Parrott

Music

John Pitt

Sound

John Post

Foley Artist

John Roberts

Other

Peter Robey

Production Insurance

Doug Robinson

Stunts

Denise Ryan

Stunts

Charles Salmon

Location Manager

Carolann Sanchez

Sound Editor

Cathy Sandrich Gelfond

Casting Associate

Steve Schwalbe

Sound Editor

Chris Seddon

Other

Vic Simpson

Construction Manager

Colin Skeaping

Stunts

James Smart

Electrician

Jimmy Smith

Wardrobe Assistant

Tracey Smith

Hair Assistant

Bill Stallion

Storyboard Artist

Jezz Startup

Location Assistant

Marc Stirdivant

Producer

Karola Storr

Foley Editor

Larry Strawther

Screenplay

Neil Swan

Special Effects

Peter Tanner

Editor

Robin Tarsnane

Art Director

Gail Taylor

Accounting Assistant

Rocky Taylor

Stunts

Billy Thornhill

Best Boy

Gerry Toomey

Assistant Director

Terry Townsend

Electrician

Ilija Vasic

Other

Sue Wain

Wardrobe

Robert Walker

Sign Writer

Terry Walsh

Stunts

Adam Walton

Location Assistant

David M Watson

Special Effects

John Wells

Other

Ron Wengler

Color Timer

Kevin Westley

Assistant Director

Jason White

Stunts

Fleur Whitlock

Production Assistant

Ian Whittaker

Set Decorator

Ian Wingrove

Special Effects Supervisor

Jim Worley

Electrician

Annie Wotton

Script Supervisor

Jeremy Zimmermann

Casting

Film Details

Also Known As
Elementaire, mon cher...Lock Holmes, Sherlock and Me
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1988
Production Company
Peter Robey
Distribution Company
Orion Pictures
Location
Clapham, England, United Kingdom; London, England, United Kingdom; Syon Park, England, United Kingdom; Cumbrian Lake District, England, United Kingdom; Blenheim Palace, England, United Kingdom; Bristol, England, United Kingdom; Gloucester, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 47m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Fall October 21, 1988

Released in United States on Video May 25, 1989

Released in United States September 30, 1988

Shown at Cinetex/88 September 30, 1988.

Began shooting November 16, 1987.

Film noted "With apologies to the late Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, creator of Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson."

Released in United States Fall October 21, 1988

Released in United States September 30, 1988 (Shown at Cinetex/88 September 30, 1988.)

Released in United States on Video May 25, 1989