The Private Life Of Sherlock Holmes

  • 1970
  • 2 HR 05 MIN
  • GP
  • Comedy, Mystery

This unjustly forgotten Billy Wilder film takes on the much-loved character of Sherlock Holmes and attempts to humanize him by examining his vulnerabilities: his ambiguous sexuality and his cocaine addiction. Told via an unpublished manuscript by Dr. Watson (Blakely), the story begins with a bored, frustrated Sherlock Holmes (Stephens), who turns to more

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Director (1 Credit)
Writer (2 Credits)
I.A.L. Diamond
Source (1 Credit)
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Producer (1 Credit)
Cinematographer (1 Credit)
Editor (1 Credit)
Ernest Walter
Musical Composer (1 Credit)
Miklos Rozsa
Production Designer (1 Credit)
Alexander Trauner
Art Director (1 Credit)
Tony Inglis
Set Decorator (1 Credit)
Harry Cordwell
Costumes (1 Credit)
Special Effects (2 Credits)
Cliff Richardson
Wally Veevers
Choreography (1 Credit)
Make Up (1 Credit)
Ernest Gasser

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