The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes


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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.

Release details

Rated: PG-13
Duration: 0 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Billy Wilder
Screenwriter: Billy Wilder, IAL Diamond
Cast: Robert Stephens
Colin Blakely
Irene Handl
Christopher Lee
Tamara Toumanova
Genevieve Page
Clive Revill
Catherine Lacey
Stanley Holloway
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