Incident at Victoria Falls
Incident at Victoria Falls (also known as Sherlock Holmes and the Incident at Victoria Falls and Sherlock Holmes: The Star of Africa) is the 1992 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.
|Incident at Victoria Falls|
by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
|Directed by||Bill Corcoran|
Harry Alan Towers
|Running time||180 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Harmony Gold Finance Luxembourg S.A. (as Harmony Gold), Banquet et Caisse D'Epargne de l'etat, Banque Paribas Luxembourg, Silvio Berlusconi Communications (in association with)|
|Original release||12 January 1992|
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. Complications arise and Holmes meets several historical people including ex-President Theodore Roosevelt (Claude Akins), and Lillie Langtry (Jenny Seagrove). He also encounters the fictional character A. J. Raffles.
- Christopher Lee as Sherlock Holmes
- Patrick Macnee as Dr. John Watson
- Jenny Seagrove as Lillie Langtry
- Joss Ackland as King Edward
- Richard Todd as Lord Roberts
- Claude Akins as Theodore Roosevelt
- Margaret John as Mrs. Hudson
- Jerome Willis as Mycroft Holmes
- Alan Coates as Stanley I. Bullard / A. J. Raffles
- Kelley, Gordon E. (1994). Sherlock Holmes. Scarecrow Press. p. 96. ISBN 978-0-8108-2859-9.
- "Roosevelt, Holmes to join forces". The Washington Times. 25 December 1990. Retrieved 2008-09-07.
- Pitts, Michael R. (2004). Famous Movie Detectives III. Scarecrow Press. p. 223. ISBN 978-0-8108-3690-7. Retrieved 2008-09-07.
- Hardy, Phil (1997). The BFI Companion to Crime. Continuum International Publishing Group. p. 173. ISBN 978-0-304-33215-1. Retrieved 2008-09-07.