Sherlock Holmes and the Deadly Necklace (1962) was a Foreign Films Film directed by Terence Fisher and produced by Artur Brauner and Wolf Brauner.
SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE DEADLY NECKLACEBy Dan Day Jr. on Aug 5, 2015 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog
Being in a Holmesian mood after seeing Ian McKellen in MR. HOLMES, I decided to take the opportunity to go on YouTube and watch one of my favorite actors of all time in his first stab at the role of the great detective--Christopher Lee in 1962's SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE DEADLY NECKLACE. The official... Read full article
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Sherlock Holmes: Don't you ever read the Times, Watson? I've often advised you to do so, if you want to know something.
Dr. Watson: What do you suppose that is?
Sherlock Holmes: It looks remarkably like a grave.
Dr. Watson: A grave? But that's not large enough to burry a dog in.
Sherlock Holmes: Be careful, Watson, don't spoil the footprints. Leave that to the Inspector.
Dr. Watson: What could possibly be is buried there?
Sherlock Holmes: Clothes... very old clothes.
Sherlock Holmes: Alright Watson, you've had your little joke, now come along.
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While shooting parts of this German film in Dublin, some gypsy extras came up to Christopher Lee between takes and inquired about his origins. From the observation of his physical type and the few informations Lee told them about his father, their conclusion was that he must definitely have been of some gypsy ancestry himself. Knowing very little about his father's family, Lee gladly welcomed this assumption as a very believable one.
Holmes is seen taking tobacco for his pipe from his Persian slipper (as mentioned in the original stories 'The Musgrave Ritual,' 'The Naval Treaty,' and 'The Adventure of the Empty House' ).
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