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Sherlock Holmes and the Deadly Necklace (1962) was a Foreign Films Film directed by Terence Fisher and produced by Artur Brauner and Wolf Brauner.

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SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE DEADLY NECKLACE

By 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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Dr. Watson: How do you know that?
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.
As was common in German films of the era, this movie was shot without live sound, and all voices were dubbed in post-production. Christopher Lee and Thorley Walters were not scheduled to dub their own voices for the English dubbed version (or any other), and were dubbed by other actors.
When Christopher Lee and Leon Askin were filming the scenes down the sewer seen near the end of the picture, they found the smell to be 'a bit stiff, even for a sewer'. After some inquiries, they found out the place had been used during World War II to make poison gas.
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