Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson

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Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson
Directed by Igor Maslennikov
Produced by Lenfilm
Written by Arthur Conan Doyle (novel)
Igor Maslennikov
Yuli Dunsky
Valeri Frid
Starring Vasily Livanov
Vitaly Solomin
Rina Zelyonaya
Music by Vladimir Dashkevich (original score)
Boris Andreev
(sound department)
Cinematography Yuri Veksler
Edited by Mark Kaplan (artist)
Distributed by Lenfilm
Release dates
  • 1979 (1979)
Running time
135 minutes (in 2 episodes)
Country Soviet Union
Language Russian

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson (Russian: Шерлок Холмс и доктор Ватсон) is a 1979 Soviet film adaptation of Arthur Conan Doyle's novels about Sherlock Holmes directed by Igor Maslennikov. First part of 5-part (divided into 11-episodes) Soviet TV film series The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson.

The film was divided into two episodes - "The Acquaintance" (Russian: Знакомство, based on The Adventure of the Speckled Band) and "Bloody Inscription" (Russian: Кровавая надпись, based on A Study in Scarlet).


The Acquaintance[edit]

Bloody Inscription[edit]

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