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Young Sherlock Holmes Details

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Also released under the title Young Sherlock Holmes and the Pyramid of Fear, this film follows the adventures of young John Watson (Alan Cox) when he is shipped off to boarding school and meets up with the brilliantly bizarre Sherlock Holmes (Nicolas Rowe). The two boys strike up a friendship and promptly become involved in the investigation of a number of mysterious murders. When their curiosity gets them into trouble with a dangerous religious cult, Watson and Holmes must struggle to avoid capture while attempting to notify the authorities. ~ Iotis Erlewine, Rovi

  • Release date:December 6, 1985

Awards

Awarded by
Nominee
Category
Year
Status
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Kit West Best Visual Effects 1985 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences David Allen Best Visual Effects 1985 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Dennis Muren Best Visual Effects 1985 Nominee

Cast

Nicolas Rowe
as Sherlock Holmes
Alan Cox
as John H. Watson
Sophie Ward
as Elizabeth
Anthony Higgins
as Rathe
Susan Fleetwood
as Mrs. Dribb
Freddie Jones
as Cragwitch
Nigel Stock
as Waxflatter
Roger Ashton-Griffiths
as Lestrade
Earl Rhodes
as Dudley
Brian Oulton
as Master Snelgrove
Patrick Newell
as Bentley Bobster
Donald Eccles
as The Reverend Duncan Nesbitt
Nancy Nevinson
as Hotel Receptionist
Vivienne Chandler
as Mrs. Holmes
Walter Sparrow
as Ethan Engle
Roger Brierley
as Mr. Holmes
Michael Cule
as Policeman with Lestrade
George Malpas
as School Porter
John Scott Martin
as Cemetery Caretaker
Michael Hordern
as Older Watson
Matthew Ryan
as Dudley's Friend
Nadim Sawalha
as Egyptian Tavern Owner
Jonathan Lacey
as Dudley's Friend
Willoughby Goddard
as School Reverend
Ralph Tabakin
as Policeman in Shop Window

Crew

Barry Levinson
Director
Chris Columbus
Screenwriter
Stephen Goldblatt
Cinematographer
Bruce Broughton
Composer (Music Score)
Stu Linder
Editor
Norman Reynolds
Production Designer
Fred Hole
Art Director
Charles Bishop
Art Director
Harry Benn
Associate Producer
Frank Marshall
Executive Producer
Kathleen Kennedy
Executive Producer
Steven Spielberg
Executive Producer
Raymond Hughes
Costume Designer
Kit West
Special Effects
Dennis Muren
Special Effects
Marc Boyle
Stunts
Jane Royle
Makeup
Peter Childs
Draftsman
Nick Dudman
Makeup
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