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Young Sherlock Holmes Movie Trivia

Young Sherlock Holmes Trivia

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Film facts for the 1985 Action / Adventure movie starring Nicholas Rowe, Alan Cox, Sophie Ward More Cast


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This movie was the first ever movie to have a (CGI - Computer Generated Image), The opening scene of a stained glass window coming to life.
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Throughout the end credits we follow a horse-drawn sled traveling through the countryside. After the credits have finished rolling, the character of Rathe (who fell through the ice in a fight with Sherlock Holmes) signs a hotel registry under the name Moriarty.
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Young Sherlock Holmes was Executive Produced by Steven Spielberg. He had an uncanny habit of getting himself involved with cult status 80's films. Besides Directing his own obvious Blockbusters of the 80's like "E.T" and "Raiders of the Lost Ark", you may not be aware that he was also behind "Poltergeist", "Gremlins", "The Goonies", "Back to the Future", "The Money Pit", "Innerspace", "*batteries not included" and "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" ...to name but a few.
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Young Sherlock Holmes was written by Gremlins scribe Chris Colombus, which may explain some of the darker elements of the film! Chris later went downhill into commercial success in the 90's with 'Home Alone'
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Screenwriter Chris Columbus went on to direct the first two Home Alone films and then made it big in the new century with the first two Harry Potter films: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.
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Also known as 'Young Sherlock Holmes and the Pyramid of Fear'
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It was surely the only film released in the 80's featuring a dog named 'Uncas'.
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Sophie Ward appeared briefly in another 80s cult movie, "Return to Oz", playing one of Mombi's heads.
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Alan Cox, who played young Watson, is the son of actor Brian Cox (who starred as Striker in X2). Brian is pretty famous and has been in dozens of films. Alan went on to make Mrs. Dalloway.



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There's often fake stuff floating round, y'know? -Like the 'ghost boy' that can allegedly be seen in "Three Men And A Baby".




But, nothing bogus that we know yet for "Young Sherlock Holmes".
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