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The 7-Per-Cent Solution


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The feature film starring
London 1891: the famous sleuth, Sherlock Holmes, is found by his longtime friend Dr Watson to be suffering seriously from cocaine addiction - taken in a seven per cent solution.... Inveigled into a trip to Vienna for treatment by Sigmund Freud , Holmes is soon involved in yet another mysterious case which keeps him out of England for three years! This ingenious blend of drama and comedy is a sophisticated addition to the stories surrounding Holmes and Watson.
Screenplay by NICHOLAS MEYER based on his own novel derived from characters created by ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
(First showing on British television) Films: page 18


Unknown: Sigmund Freud
Unknown: Nicholas Meyer
Unknown: Arthur Conan Doyle
Produced By: Arlene Sellers
Directed By: Herbert Ross
Sigmund Freud: Alan Arkin
Lola Devereux: Vanessa Redgrave
Sherlock Holmes: Nicol Williamson
Dr Watson: Robert Duvall
Prof Moriarty: Laurence Olivier
Lowenstein: Joel Grey
Mary Watson: Samantha Eggar
Baron von Leinsdorf: Jeremy Kemp
Mycroft Holmes: Charles Gray
Mrs Freud: Georgia Brown
: Madame Régine
Freda: Anna Quayle
Mrs Holmes: Jill Townsend

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The 7-Per-Cent Solution

BBC Two England, 20 April 1984 22.05

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