Today I present you the all-time classic Soviet TV series: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson.
The series became a cultural phenomenon and to this day remain a legendary masterpiece of Soviet television. In the West, the reception of the series was warm, especially in the United Kingdom. British critics have pointed out that the creators of the series have treated the original source with due care and respect, and have successfully transferred the atmosphere of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s works. In 2006, Vasily Livanov became an Honorary MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) for his masterful portrayal of Sherlock Holmes. Livanov’s wax statue is displayed in the Sherlock Holmes museum in London. In 2007, a statue to Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, as played by Livanov and Solomin, was erected in Moscow near the British embassy.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson / Приключения Шерлока Холмса и Доктора Ватсона (1979-1986)
Genres/Tags: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
iMDB Rating: 8.3 out of 10 (based on 7627 ratings)
Director: Igor Maslennikov
Starring: Vasiliy Livanov, Vitali Solomin, Rina Zelyonaya
Video format: YouTube
Languages: Russian Audio, English subtitles
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