Incident at Victoria Falls

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Incident at Victoria Falls is the 1991 sequel to Sherlock Holmes and the Leading Lady, and the second and final film in the proposed series of television films Sherlock Holmes the Golden Years written by Bob Shayne. It starred Christopher Lee and Patrick Macnee as Holmes and Watson in old age. In the film, Holmes is about to retire to Sussex and keep bees when King Edward (Joss Ackland) sends him on a mission to South Africa to retrieve the Star of Africa diamond.[1] Complications arise and Holmes meets several historical characters including ex-President Theodore Roosevelt (Claude Akins),[2] and Lillie Langtry (Jenny Seagrove).[3] He also encounters the fictional character A. J. Raffles.[4]


  1. ^ Kelley, Gordon E. (1994). Sherlock Holmes. Scarecrow Press. p. 96. ISBN 978-0-8108-2859-9. 
  2. ^ "Roosevelt, Holmes to join forces". The Washington Times. 25 December 1990. Retrieved 2008-09-07. 
  3. ^ Pitts, Michael R. (2004). Famous Movie Detectives III. Scarecrow Press. p. 223. ISBN 978-0-8108-3690-7. Retrieved 2008-09-07. 
  4. ^ Hardy, Phil (1997). The BFI Companion to Crime. Continuum International Publishing Group. p. 173. ISBN 978-0-304-33215-1. Retrieved 2008-09-07. 

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