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Sherlock Holmes - The Crucifer of Blood

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Charlton Heston as Sherlock Holmes between scenes on Quainton's Platform 3
Charlton Heston striding down Quainton's Platform 1
Arthur apparently in steam on Quainton's Platform 3
Quainton's Platform 1 appearing as Maidenhead

Actors - Charlton Heston as Sherlock Holmes, Richard Johnson as Dr. Watson, Simon Callow as Inspector Lestrade and Susannah Harker as Irene St. Claire.

Director - Fraser Clarke Heston

Writer - Arthur Conan Doyle, Paul Giovanni

Description - The contract for filming was signed on 27th October 1990. Despite being unserviceable both at the time and since, the filming used Arthur with a smoke bomb in the smokebox and various other filming "magic". The loco was coupled to LCDR 1st No. 9 and an open wagon, and was propelled by No. D2298.

Rolling Stock Used - Hunslet 0-6-0ST No. 3782 Arthur, BR Drewry 0-6-0DM No. D2298, LCDR 1st No. 9 and an open wagon.

Availability - Currently available on Region 1 (USA) DVD

IMDB - Sherlock Holmes - The Crucifer of Blood.

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