The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes Poster

Release Date: March 30th, 2001

DVD Release Date: July 15th, 2003

PG-13|2 hr 5 min

Plot Summary
A bored Sherlock Holmes (Robert Stephens) meets Madame Petrova (Tamara Toumanova), a famed ballerina, who tries to seduce him, hoping that their child will have her body and his brains. He manages to extract himself from her grasp, using Dr. Watson (Colin Blakely) as a decoy. Then he and the doctor head for Loch Ness in search of the missing husband of Gabrielle Valladon (Genevieve Page). While there, they meet Sherlock's brother, Mycroft (Christopher Lee), who aids them in solving the mystery.

Cast: Robert Stephens, Colin Blakely, Geneviève Page, Irene Handl, Stanley Holloway, Christopher Lee, Clive Revill, Tamara Toumanova

Director: Billy Wilder

Genres: Thriller, Comedy

Production Co: The Mirisch Corporation [us], Compton Films, Phalanx Productions, Sir Nigel Films

Distributors: United Artists, Nothing's New Vintage Media

Keywords: Mystery, London, Escape